fire crews called to oil tanker after ditch plunge
and fire crews from Burnham-On-Sea were called to an oil tanker
which slid into a roadside ditch on Monday (January 19th).
soft verge in West Road, Lympsham gave way, sending the tanker
- full of heating oil - partially into the ditch.
were called amid concern that the vehicle could have toppled over
and it was checked over for safety.
spokesman Craig Evry told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We were called
at just after 2pm to a tanker carrying heating oil that was partially
in a ditch."
was confirmed that there had been no leakage and no injuries.
The road was closed to allow for recovery of the vehicle."