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Incident - Fire in agricultural building

Date: 02/07/2015
Time: 22:00
Location: Godminster Lane, Bruton
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Two appliances from Castle Cary and Wincanton and the water bowser from Yeovil were mobilised to reports of an agricultural building on fire at the above location.

On arrival crews discovered an open ended barn measuring approximately twenty metres by five metres containing six bales of hay well alight.

Crews used a mechanical digger provided by the farmer to remove the contents of the barn to open air. Crews also used two main jets, one hose reel and drag forks to extinguish the fire.

The contents of the barn, approximately twelve tonnes of hay, were destroyed by the fire.


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