family in Burnham-On-Sea thanks community for their support
family left that has been homeless after a fire destroyed their
home in Burnham-On-Sea this week have thanked the community for
Clements, her husband Paul, and their three children, Lily-Rose,
Shae and Ruby, lost their home, dog and bearded dragon in the
huge blaze on Wednesday afternoon (July 27th).
Haven Holiday Village has stepped in and given the family temporary
accommodation - and Asda in Highbridge have also offered supplies
who is a teacher at Highbridge's Churchfield Primary School, said:
"I am shell shocked. We are so touched by everybody's support.
My priority is to keep things as normal as possible for the children."
have kindly given us accommodation until Monday and all sorts
of people have donated clothes and other items, as we only had
what we were standing in."
are part of a great community and it has made a very difficult
time, especially the loss of all our pets, so much easier to bear."
firefighters were called to tackle the property blaze in Burnham
Road, near the junction with Marine Drive, shortly after 2pm following
numerous calls from concerned members of the public who saw flames
jumping out of windows.
passing police officer who bravely helped to knock down the front
door to check there were no people inside suffered smoke inhalation
and was taken to hospital for treatment.
Road was closed while many hours while crews were at the scene
and the public footpath next to the property was closed as a safety