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Commercial Services
Fire Appliance
Incident - Barn Fire

Date: 07/08/2014
Time: 20:55
Location: Church road, Ilton,Ilminster
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

The Fire Service received several calls for a Barn fire in the above area. Fire Appliances from Chard and Ilminster attended this incident along with a Water Bowser from Bridgwater.

On arrival, crews confirmed one Agricultural building measuring 30m by 10m, within the barn was 2 bays measuring 5m by 10m full of straw well alight. Crews got to work with two Hose Reel Jets and two Breathing Apparatus to extinguish the fire.

At 23:52 Incident was scaled down to only one Fire Appliance, fire crews stayed on scene to maintain a watching brief.

03:19 Crews continuing with watching brief, damping down surrounding area.

06:31 Crews continuing with watching brief, damping down surrounding areas with drag forks.


Fire Investigation will take place this morning.

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