Aug 7th, 2018

Huge fire takes out 6 holes at Burnham & Berrow GG

But course now back open

Huge fire takes out 6 holes at Burnham & Berrow GGA fire broke out on the golf course at the Burnham and Berrow in Burnham-on-Sea, further demonstrating the dangers to courses from the prolonged hot weather.

https://twitter.com/BurnhamBerrow/status/1026233816640352256

Witnesses describe seeing smoke coming from the dunes at the course, whilst another described seeing fire units, police cars and an ambulance attending the fire.

Huge fire takes out 6 holes at Burnham & Berrow GG

The golf club issued the following statement: "The fire started at our reservoir behind the 13th tee and has taken out all the rough ground between the 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th holes.

"It’s now under control by a great team of firefighters."

https://twitter.com/BurnhamBerrow/status/1026511974732099584

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Huge fire takes out 6 holes at Burnham & Berrow GG

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