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.”