DSFRS Control Room received two reports from passers-by regarding an established fire at a café in Buncombe Hill, Broomfield, near Bridgwater at 4.25am this morning, 21st August.

Three appliances from Taunton, Bridgwater and Nether Stowey were mobilised along with an aerial ladder platform and a water bowser from Bridgwater.

Upon arrival the crews confirmed a commercial premises was well alight and requested the attendance of 2 further crews, who also came out from Taunton and Bridgwater.

The property was 75% damaged by fire before the crews were able to get the incident under control using main jets, breathing apparatus and thermal imaging cameras.

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