Police seek witnesses after 'deliberate' fire at Burnham post office
are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a Burnham-On-Sea
fire crews tackled a 'deliberate' blaze at the rear of the town's
post office on Sunday afternoon (January 22nd).
first reported here,
firefighters were called at 3pm to the rear of the post office building
in Victoria Street where a fire in some commercial waste bins spread.
appliance from Burnham-On-Sea was mobilised and on arrival smoke
and flames were issuing from three wheelie bins which had then spread
to a fence and several conifer trees," a fire spokesman told
extinguished the fire using a main jet and one compressed air foam
jet, as pictured here.
fire was believed to have been started deliberately and investigations
are ongoing," added the spokesman.
Police appealed for anyone with information to contact them via
the non-emergency number 101.
fire comes just three days after the Post Office was re-opened as
a new convenience store with expanded postal services, as we reported