of damage as 160 caravans destroyed in Highbridge fire
caravans worth more than £1 million were destroyed in a huge
blaze at Highbridge Caravans early on Saturday (October 1st), as
shown in this video of the aftermath.
Davies, Director at Highbridge Caravans, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"We are devastated that this has happened - more than 100 caravans
have been destroyed and, as each has a value of around £10-£15,000,
the overall figure will be around £1million."
first reported here,
fire crews were called from across Somerset to battle the huge blaze
at the site at around 1.30am.
Davies added: "I'm thankful that our security guard spotted
the fire early, avoiding it spreading further. I also thank the
emergency services for their work - we had ten fire engines here
at the peak of the incident."
also thank the community for their kind wishes and support at this
the fire did not spread to any buildings and no-one was hurt, so
our business is open and we continue as usual."
workshops, sales area, accessories and awnings shop are all open
annual show weekend is also going ahead as usual - we are all pulling
together and the show goes on."
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