fire crews tackle blaze at Marine Drive home
firefighters tackled a blaze at a home in the town on Monday morning
fire engines from Burnham-On-Sea Fire Station were called to Marine
Drive at 7.30am where the porch of a property was alight.
their arrival crews confirmed that smoke and flames were issuing
from the building and they used breathing apparatus and a hose
reel jet, a covering safety jet and a thermal imaging camera,"
a spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
occupier of the property had been assisted from the property prior
to the arrival of the fire service but received oxygen therapy
for possible smoke inhalation whilst awaiting arrival of an ambulance."
confirmed this to be a two-storey property with a fire in the
porch area - 100% damage was received to the porch and a further
5% smoke damage to the remainder of the property. The cause of
the fire was accidental."
have fitted smoke detectors to the property.