Police renew witness appeal after 'deliberate' fire in Burnham-On-Sea
have renewed their appeal for witnesses to come forward after Burnham-On-Sea
fire crews tackled a 'deliberate' blaze at the rear of the town's
post office last 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
to a fence and several conifer trees.
spokesman Sam Malone told Burnham-On-Sea.com that no-one had come
forward following the initial appeal. "We would ask anyone
with information to contact us via the non-emergency number 101,"
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 fire spokesman.
fire came just three days after the Post Office was re-opened as
a new convenience store with expanded postal services, as we reported