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Date: 11.11.2018
Time: 01:57
Location: Manor House Road, Glastonbury

Two crews from Glastonbury were mobilised to a report of a car on fire outside a property.

The crews confirmed the car was well alight upon arrival and was 80% damaged by fire by the time the crews were able to extinguish it using compressed air foam and breathing apparatus.
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Date: 08.11.2018
Time: 18:47
Location: Street Road, Glastonbury

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received a call from Police requesting our attendance at a single vehicle road traffic collision where all persons were out of the vehicle but a dog was trapped within the vehicle.

On arrival crews got to work using one hydraulic combi tool to release the dog uninjured from the boot of the vehicle. The vehicle was attached to a winch and removed from the carriageway by the crews and environmental absorption pads were also applied to the underside of the vehicle to prevent any spillages.

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Day services update

By Tim Lethaby

16th Jul 2021 | Local News

Work to modernise learning disability support is being brought forward with the closure of the Six Acres Day Centre in Taunton next year.

Some, such as the Seahorses centre in Minehead, will be developed where they are if there is scope for change, others will close with local options for community-based support developed.

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Date: 27.10.2018
Time: 20:35
Location: Compton Road, Shepton Mallet

One fire appliance from Shepton Mallet attended a car on fire which was well alight on arrival. Crews put the fire out using a compressed air foam jet. The cause of the fire was deemed as deliberate and Police were informed.
The vehicle sustained severe damage, and duty of care was left with the Police. 

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Date: 26.10.2018
Time: 22:06
Location: Old School Close, Ashcott

One fire appliance from Street, one from Glastonbury and one from Bridgwater were mobilised to reports of a lounge on fire. Fire Control mobilised a fourth appliance, from Somerton, due to the information callers were giving.
On arrival, crews confirmed the property well alight and got to work with one main jet, one hose reel jet and two breathing apparatus wearers. Shortly after, a request was made for a further two appliances. These were sent from Wells and Bridgwater.
At 2243, crews confirmed this was 3 properties involved in fire. Crews were using 6 breathing apparatus attempting to put the fire out. A request was made for the electricity board and gas board to attend, due to utilities being involved in fire.
At 2330, crews confirmed utilities isolated to the adjacent properties but not the middle property where the fire started. Crews were still tackling the fire with jets attempting to put the fire out.
Details will be updated. 

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Gambling venues in Glastonbury will take part in Responsible Gambling Week, the biggest ever industry-wide campaign to promote responsible gambling.

Responsible Gambling Week runs from November 1-7 and involves every major operator in the UK and Ireland from all five industry sectors, casinos, bookmakers, arcades, bingo and online, and is supported by gambling charities. Staff at gambling venues will discuss with customers, how to keep gambling fun and safe.

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Date: 24.10.2018
Time: 08:15
Location: Windmill Hill, Glastonbury

Two appliances from Glastonbury and Street were mobilised to reports of a bus on fire at the above location.
On arrival crews discovered a single storey twenty one seater coach well alight, all persons were accounted for.
Crews used four breathing apparatus, one compressed air foam jet and one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. Crews then used a thermal imaging camera to make sure the area was safe.
There was heat damage to overhead cables above the coach but the duty of care of these was left with Western Power.

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