June 21, 2018
Burnham-On-Sea firefighters tackle blaze involving building and vehicle

Burnham-On-Sea firefighters have tackled a blaze this morning (Saturday, June 23rd) which badly damaged a building and a vehicle.

Fire appliances from Burnham-On-Sea, Cheddar and Taunton were called out at 5.38am to a fire at Manor Farm, Bristol Road in Tarnock.

"The incident involved one workshop measuring 10m x 20m square metres of stone and asbestos sheeting construction," said a spokesperson.

"There was 25% fire damage involving a small office and one vehicle within the building."

"Fire crews isolated the electrics and extinguished the fire using two breathing apparatus wearers, one hosereel jet, one safety jet and a thermal image camera to check for hotspots."

"Fire crews carried out safety procedures regarding asbestos and decontamination."


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