BRIDGWATER NEWS: Large landfill fire at Walpole

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Large landfill fire at Walpole

FIREFIGHTERS from across the county have been fighting a large fire at a landfill site on the outskirts of Bridgwater.

Fire engines from Bridgwater, Burnham-on-Sea, Taunton and Nether Stowey along with water carriers from Bridgwater and Yeovil and a high volume pump from Wellington have been in attendance overnight (Thursday-Friday, July 13-14, 2017) dealing with the incident at Walpole on Bristol Road.

“The fire is involving a waste pile measuring 100m x 100m,” said a Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesman. “Crews are at work preventing fire spread.”

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