junction of Burnham-On-Sea High Street and Adam Street was closed
for much of the day, as pictured here, as officers carried out an
investigation into what happened.
from the cash machine was scattered across the street and pavement,
leading officers to seal off the area with police tape.
living near the scene told Burnham-On-Sea.com that they had heard
a "loud bang" around 4.15am when the incident occurred.
fire crews were also called to the scene and a spokesman said: "On
arrival the crew found a free-standing cash machine had been involved
in fire. They used a carbon dioxide extinguisher to deal with the
police were also on scene, so crews assisted them with preserving
the scene. It is believed the fire was started deliberately."
from the explosion was scattered over Burnham-On-Sea High Street
on Tuesday morning, much to the shock of nearby residents and passers-by.
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