firefighters tackle van blaze at Dunball
firefighters tackled a van blaze near Bridgwater on Tuesday morning
fire service received a call at 9.30am reporting a van on fire
at Dunball Industrial Estate.
crews from Bridgwater requested a further appliance from Burnham-On-Sea
amid concern that acetylene cylinders may have been inside the
water carrier with additional water from Bridgwater was also sent
to the scene due to the nearby hydrants seizing up in the cold
mid-morning, the crews confirmed that the pressure vessels were
not involved in the fire as the fire had not spread to the rear
compartment of the van.
fire was fully extinguished by 11.20am and crews said it had been
caused by an electrical fault.