firefighters tackle roof blaze at farm shop
firefighters were called to help tackle a roof fire near Bridgwater
on Sunday afternoon (September 10th).
fire service was called to reports of a roof alight at Cricketer
Farm, Cannington Road in Nether Stowey, near Bridgwater, which is
used as shop retail premises.
fire appliance from Nether Stowey and two fire appliances from Bridgwater
were initially sent to the incident.
arrival a further fire appliance was requested from Williton along
with an aerial ladder platform from Bridgwater.
was a large amount of smoke issuing from the roof, and we attempted
to protect other properties using two hose reel jets and one main
jet," said a spokesman.
12.30pm crews requested a further two fire appliances from Taunton
and one from Burnham-On-Sea plus a command support unit from Wiveliscombe.
12.50pm, the incident had been 'sectorised; and the crews were at
work removing roof pan tiles to gain access to the fire. The aerial
ladder platform was also in use."
also used four breathing apparatus and two roofing ladders to remove
roofing material and tiles.
knocked back into roof space and now reaching fire that was not