29th May 2020

Fire at shop on East Reach in Taunton

Three fire appliances from Taunton along with the aerial ladder platform from Bridgwater were mobilised to reports of a fire on East Reach in Taunton at 20:49 last night (Thursday).

Upon arrival, crews confirmed a fire underneath the counter within a shop and set to work to extinguish the fire using two breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet and one safety jet.

As a result there was slight smoke logging to the ground floor of the shop.

The cause was confirmed as accidental.