car blaze and Burnham kitchen fire keep crews busy
fire crews saw a busy day on Tuesday (January 26th) dealing two
incidents - a car fire and a kitchen blaze.
Burnham engines were called to the forecourt of Buncombes garage
in Highbridge at around 8.30am after a Volkswagen was reported
to be alight.
passing off-duty fire officer controlled the blaze until the arrival
of the fire service, who used a hose reel jet to extinguish it.
The damage was restricted to the engine compartment.
Burnham-On-Sea crews were back in action at around 1.45pm when
they were called to a home in Rosewood Avenue where some cooking
was alight in a kitchen, leaving the property smoke-logged.
used ventilation equipment to help make the property safe again.
An occupant was checked over by ambulance crews.