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Incident - Camper Van Fire

Date: 30/06/2014
Time: 17:20
Location: Pylle Road, Pilton, near Shepton Mallet
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

The Fire Service received a call reporting a camper van on fire at the above location.  Two fire appliance from Shepton Mallet attended.

Fire crews already in attendance at Pilton Pop Festival set up a safety cordon and awaited the arrival of the fire appliances from Shepton Mallet.

Fire crews confirmed one camper van severely damaged by fire.  Two fiften kilogram gas cylinders were involved in fire.  Fire crews cooled the cylinders and extinguished the vehicle using one main jet and one hose reel jet.  Fire crews handed the incident over to Pilton Pop Festival security staff and gave safety advice reference the gas cylinders.  The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the Fire Service and Police.


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