22nd January 2020

Crews attend ‘significant landslide’ against cottage in West Bagborough

The Fire Service were called to a report of a landslide against a cottage on Rock Lane, West Bagborough at 00:39 this morning (Sunday).

One fire appliance from Williton was initially mobilised to this incident along with an officer to assess the situation and then they request a 4×4 vehicle which proceeded from Nether Stowey.

Crews confirmed there had been a significant landslide against the cottage, the structure of the cottage seemed sound and crews got to work with small tools diverting the water flow away from the property to reduce internal flooding.

Watercourse diverted around property and reinforced as far as possible using small hand tools and dragon lighting.