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Incident - Forklift Fire

Date: 20/08/2015
Time: 09:26
Location: Station Road, Wellington
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

The Fire Service were called to a report of a forklift on fire outside a factory at the above location. One local appliance was mobilised to the incident.

Once in attendance crews got to work extinguishing the fire with one hose reel.

A second appliance was requested to the incident due to a LPG cylinder being near the fire. Crews were using two breathing apparatus, a covering jet and one hose reel.

The LPG cylinder was removed from the truck and was not involved in fire. The engine was completely destroyed by fire.

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