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Incident - Agricultural Building Fire

Date: 07/06/2015
Time: 12:33
Location: Enmore Road, Durleigh, Bridgwater
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Fire Control received several calls stating that a barn was on fire. Two fire appliances from Bridgwater, one from Nether Stowey and a water carrier from Bridgwater were mobilised.

The barn was well alight when crews arrrived and contained hay and straw.  Crews got to work with a compressed air foam branch, a main jet and a hose reel jet to protect the neighbouring property.

13:22  Crews used drag forks and a main jet to turn over and damp down the contents of the barn and have isolated the electrics.

14:03  Crews are making good progress using a telehandler, one main jet and a hose reel jet.

15:13  Incident being scaled down to one pumping appliance and a water carrier, while crews remain damping down.

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