issue appeal after 'deliberate' fire on Burnham-On-Sea seafront
have appealed for witnesses following a "deliberate" fire
on Burnham-On-Sea's seafront this week that was close to spreading
to a cafe building.
fire crew was called to the Bay View Cafe on the South Esplanade
at 1am on Friday (June 23rd) where a large wheelie bin full of rubbish
had been set alight.
staff at the nearby Showboat Amusements on The Esplanade, formerly
called Sunspot Amusements, called 999 for the fire service after
spotting the blaze right next to the cafe building.
spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "One of the blue wheelie
bins was alight against the wall of the cafe when we arrived."
was fortunate not to have gone through the eaves and into the roof.
the wind had been blowing in a different direction it would have
had a different outcome possibly."
fire service says the cause was "deliberate" and anyone
with information should contact Burnham-On-Sea Police by calling
The charred remains following the fire next to the Bay View Cafe
on Burnham seafront this week