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Incident - Domestic Fire

Date: 31/07/2020
Time: 06:55
Location: New Road, East Huntspil, Highbridge
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Fire control received calls reporting a fire within the kitchen at the above location earlier this morning. 

Fire crews from Burnham on Sea and Bridgwater were quickly mobilised and soon arrived on scene. Upon arrival, the crews advised there was heavy smoke logging in the ground floor of the 2 storey, detached property. 

The fire was successfully extinguished using 2 x breathing apparatus, 1 x hose reel jet and the smoke was cleared by a positive pressure ventilator. 

The fire caused 50% fire damage to the kitchen and 40% smoke damage to the rest of the property. 

The cause of the fire was accidental.  

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