fire crew called to tackle Highbridge workshop blaze
fire crews tackled a blaze in a commercial garage workshop in Highbridge
on Wednesday evening (December 13th) in which one person was treated
for minor burns.
were called to Commerce Way, Highbridge at 5.50pm, where three fire
appliances from Burnham-On-Sea and Bridgwater were quickly on scene.
comes after multiple calls from staff and members of the public
reporting a fire in a garage workshop.
initial crew arrived on scene at 6.01pm with staff reporting that
the fire, believed to be in an extraction unit, was out after staff
had extinguished it with three dry powder extinguishers," a
fire service spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
ensure this crews removed the panelling around the extraction unit,
within the welding workshop, to check for fire spread or hotspots
with a thermal imaging camera."
equipment used were two breaking apparatus, one hose reel jet, a
safety jet, small tools and ladders."
member of staff was also treated by ourselves with burns gel after
sustaining minor burns to his hands. An ambulance was not required."
incident was brought under control at 6.39pm, once crews were satisfied
that the fire was out and the area made safe.