fire crew tackles out-of-control East Huntspill bonfire
firefighters were called to East Huntspill on Wednesday morning
(August 1st) to tackle an out-of-control bonfire.
rushed to Withy Road in East Huntspill at 8.45am where the fire
was underway and in danger of spreading.
fire appliance from Burnham-On-Sea was mobilised to a fire of unknown
origin out in the open in the area of Withy Road," said a spokesman.
arrival this was found to be a bonfire measuring 10m x 5m consisting
of wood chippings and horse manure that had become out-of-control
and was threatening to spread to nearby trees and vegetation."
got to work immediately using hose reel jets and drag forks to extinguish
the fire before it spread."
managed to extinguish it, crews put a stop message back at approximately
safety advice was given to the person who lit the bonfire.