Road traffic collision
6.07am - 17 January 2023
2.21pm - 17 January 2023
Burnham On Sea
Firefighters were mobilised just after 6am today (Tuesday 17 January) to A39 Quantock Road in Bridgwater, to attend an incident involving an overturned double-decker bus.
Our crews supported this incident as a multi-agency incident alongside police and ambulance services.
We sent two fire engines from Bridwater station along with a heavy rescue vehicle from Taunton. On arrival we mobilised two further engines from Taunton, one from Burnham-On-Sea and an incident command unit from Street to assist. Crews used hydraulic cutting equipment and small tools to extricate three casualties from the bus.
For further details about this incident please refer to Avon and Somerset Police who are the lead agency.