1st August 2021

Fire crews extinguish coach fire in Bridgwater

Two appliances and the water carrier from Bridgwater were mobilised to reports of a large vehicle on fire on Broadway in Bridgwater at 18:22 today.

On arrival crews discovered one fifty four seater coach alight.

Crews used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a CAFS covering jet to extinguish the fire.

The coach had ten percent damage to the engine compartment, forty percent heat damage to the engine compartment and twenty percent smoke damage to the passenger compartment.