fire crews tackle horse box fire at M5 services
and Bridgwater firefighters rushed to a horse box blaze at Sedgemoor
Services on Sunday evening (April 17th).
were sent to the southbound service station on the M5 motorway
fire appliances from Burnham-On-Sea and a water carrier from Bridgwater
were sent amid reports that the horse box lorry was involved in
horses were being removed from the vehicle at the time of the
arrival crews confirmed all horses had been removed from the vehicle
- there had been a small fire in between the inside and outside
skin of the vehicle," said a spokesman.
removed the inside skin and extinguished the fire using a hose
reel jet. The water carrier was returned and not required."