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Incident - Large Vehicle Fire

Date: 31/07/2015
Time: 10:55
Location: Withywood Lane, Cranmore, Shepton Mallet
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Two appliances from Shepton Mallett were mobilised following a report to the Fire Service Control Room of a lorry on fire at the above location.

On arrival at the incident crew confirmed one lorry alight with one caravan in the surrounding area filled with smoke. Crews at work searching nearby caravan for animals. One dog has been rescued and receiving oxygen therapy. Two breathing apparatus and one hose reel in use.

Update 11:24

Crews have requested an additional appliance one appliance from Wells has been mobilised.

Update 11:58

Crews at work turning over and damping down, breathing apparatus is now discontinued. Vet in attendance. Cylinders found externally at the back of the caravan isolated and removed by crews.

One caravan and lorry damaged by fire and smoke, extinguised using one hose reel, one compressed air foam system jet and two breathing apparatus. One dog one cat deceased, one dog rescued by fire service now in the care of vets.

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