28th July 2021

Fire at play park in Taunton believed to have started deliberately

A fire appliance from Taunton was immediately mobilised following multiple calls to thick black smoke in the area and a fire in the play park on Creechbarrow Road in Taunton at 10:50 this morning (Sunday).

On arrival, the officer in charge confirmed approximately eight square meters of rubber matting on fire.

A hose reel jet was used by crews to extinguish the fire.

The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.