fire crew called to tackle overnight barn blaze
crews from Burnham-On-Sea and across Somerset were called to tackle
a barn blaze overnight into Monday.
from Bridgwater, Street, Somerton and Taunton were sent to the scene
just before 9pm on Sunday evening after reports of a barn measuring
25m x 50 metres alight containing approximately 100 tonnes of hay.
arrival in North Lane, Othery, crews confirmed that an open-sided
barn was well alight and six pumps were called to the scene. Four
further fire engines were mobilised and crews worked with main jets
and compressed foam jets.
welfare pod from Burnham-On-Sea was sent to the incident with hot
packs and refreshments for the firefighters.
made good steady progress through Monday, turning over the hay and