killed in big overnight barn blaze near Burnham-On-Sea
lambs have been killed in a blaze which badly damaged a barn near
Burnham-On-Sea early this morning (Sunday).
fire engines from Burnham-On-Sea and Taunton, along with a water
carrier from Bridgwater, were called to Harp Road between Brent
Knoll and Mark at 5.11am.
arrival crews confirmed there was a fire within a beam at the front
of the barn and got to work extinguishing the fire using ahose reel
jet and small tools," a spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
5.35am crews requested the attendance of the rescue tender from
Taunton to use the acrow props to stabilise the building."
cut away using small tools and used a thermal image camera to check
for any fire spread -the rescue tender was turned back en route
to the incident when crews confirmed the structure was secure."
added that the fire was extinguished at 6.11am.
five lambs died in the fire and duty of care was left with the farmer."