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Incident - Garage Fires

Date: 31/03/2014
Time: 00:27
Location: Dorset Close, Frome, Somerset.
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Numerous calls were received to reports of a garage on fire in the Dorset Close area of Frome.

2 fire appliances from Frome were mobilised to the incident.  On arrival crews found the garage to be well alight.

Crew requested further assistance, which came from Radstock and Paulton.

3 garages were well alight and crews got to work with 4 breathing apparatus wearers and 2 hose reel jets.

This was a row of 9 domestic garages, of brick construction, 3 of which were well alight and through the roof.

The fire was extinguished using 8 breathing apparatus, 2 hose reel jets, 2 main jets, 3 triple extension and 3 roof ladders.  3 of the garages were severely damaged by fire, the other 6 were slightly smoke damaged.

The cause of the fire was accidental.

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