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Incident - Garage and Cars on Fire

Date: 13/10/2014
Time: 06:18
Location: South Parade, Frome
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

The Fire Service received several calls to a car on fire at the above location.  One fire appliance from Frome attended.

Fire crews confirmed one car well alight and requested a second fire appliance from Frome to assist with access to this incident.

Update at 06:37 hrs - Fire crews confirmed that three vehicles are now well alight close to a domestic property.  Fire crews are at work with two breathing apparatus wearers and one main jet.

Update at 06:44 hrs - Fire crews are now at with with four breathing apparatus wearers, one hose reel jet and one main jet with compressed air foam systems.  Fire crews are making steady progress and two vehicles have now been extinguished.  Fire crews are now dealing with a running fuel fire.

Update at 06:54 hrs - Three vehicles have now been extinguished.  Fire crews are at work with four breathing apparatus wearers checking vehicles for hot spots.

Update at 07:11 hrs - This incident is now under control.  Three vehicles were totally destroyed by fire and one garage was slightly damaged by fire.  The fire was extinguished by fire crews using four breathing apparatus wearers, one hose reel jet, one main jet and one compressed air foam systems jet.

Following an investigation by the Fire Service and the Police, the cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.


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