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Commercial Services
Fire Appliance
Incident - Barn Fire

Date: 20/08/2015
Time: 20:00
Location: Chenson, Chulmleigh
Area: Central
County: Devon

Appliances from Chulmleigh, North Tawton and Crediton, and the water carrier from Barnstaple, were sent to the above location after a call reporting a barn on fire.

Upon arrival crews confirmed one barn of approximately 40m x 10m involved in fire. Crews set to work with one hose reel jet, one main jet and two sets of breathing apparatus. Minor asbestos was also confirmed.

Update at 20:52 Breathing apparatus increased to four and an analytical risk assessment was undertaken.  Cordons were set up due to the asbestos involved.

Final details 22:01 The barn was severely damaged by fire, crews have been decontaminated following asbestos involvement.  


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