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Incident - Mechanical digger fire

Date: 13/12/2016
Time: 07:44
Location: Brook House Farm Laverton near Frome
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Two fire appliances from Frome were mobilised to a report of a mechanical digger on fire in a field near to a farm in Laverton near Frome.

Upon arrival crews confirmed one vehicle well alight which they set to extinguishing using foam and breathing apparatus.

By 08:33 the fire was confirmed to be out and extinguished using more foam, and a hose reel jet.

The cause of the fire was accidental which resulted in the mechanical digger being completely destroyed.


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