fire crews called to tackle 'out-of-control' bonfire
firefighters were called out on Sunday evening (May 7th) to tackle
an out-of-control bonfire in Highbridge.
were called out just before 9pm to Walrow Farm in Mark Road, Highbridge
after a motorist reporting seeing "plumes of smoke".
fire crew from Burnham-On-Sea fire station was sent to investigate.
investigation this was found to be a large out-of-control bonfire.
Given the size of the bonfire the attending crew requested a second
fire engine also from Burnham-On-Sea be mobilised for water,"
a spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
extinguished the fire using hose reel jets and drag forks. The fire
was eventually extinguished by crews who returned to their station
just after 9.50pm.