27th May 2020

Coach Fire in Bridgwater

Fire Control received a call stating a 56 seater coach was on fire at Broadway, Chilton Polden, Bridgwater at 08:01 this morning (Monday 5 January).

A fire appliance from Street and two from Bridgwater were mobilised along with a water carrier from Bridgwater.

Crews found one coach well alight and all the passengers had been evacuated.

Crews used six sets of breathing apparatus, two compressed air foam jets, two main jets and a safety jet to extinguish the fire. Crews spent sometime damping down after the fire was extinguished.

The coach was completely destroyed by fire.