fire crew thanked for saving firm after £2m blaze
owners of a Highbridge caravans business that suffered a major £2million
blaze have formally thanked Burnham-On-Sea's firefighters this week
for preventing the fire from spreading further.
Davies, director at Highbridge Caravans, visited the fire station
with his brother Jonathan Davies and mother Alex Davies last night
(Wednesday) to personally thank the crews with a donation to a firefighters
fire crews spent several hours in October battling the huge
overnight blaze at Highbridge Caravans, which destroyed and
damaged 161 caravans at a final cost of £2million.
fellow directors this week presented a £500 donation to The
Firefighters Charity, which helps injured firefighters across the
country, and also handed the Burnham-On-Sea crew supplies for their
upcoming family Christmas party.
are so grateful for the crews' efforts that night in stopping the
fire from spreading further and causing much more damage,"
firefighters here in Burnham do a fabulous job all year round, including
over the Christmas period, and this is a token of our appreciation."
added that Highbridge Caravans has replaced the damaged stock and
is fully operational and open.
firm JD Pope have also been thanked for their work on resurfacing
the damaged area and restoring it to use.
The twisted remains of the caravans of the fire at Highbridge Caravans
The remains of the caravans seen from a drone - photo by Sean Davenport
The blaze destroyed
and damaged 161 caravans at a final cost of £2million, which
was covered by insurance. The exact cause is still unknown.