|Location:||Friarn Street, Bridgwater|
The Fire Service received a call reporting smoke issuing from a block of flats at the above location. Two fire appliances from Bridgwater attended.
Fire crews confirmed a fire involving an electrical heater within the bathroom of a basement flat measuring ten metres by ten metres. Fire crews extinguished the fire using two breathing apparatus wearers, one hose reel jet, one main jet backed up from a hydrant and a positive pressure ventilation fan. Fire crews isolated the electrics to the flat and a local electrician has been arranged to ensure the power supply is safe. The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.