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Incident - Barn Fire

Date: 04/01/2017
Time: 04:03
Location: North Newton near Bridgwater
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Three fire appliances from Bridgwater and Taunton along with a water bowser and officer were mobilised to a barn on fire in North Newton. On arrival crews confirmed the steel and brick barn measuring 20m by 10m was well alight and crews got to work using one hose reel jet and one main jet originally.

The barn containing approximately 10 bales of broken hay and wood was 10% damaged by fire but the contents were destroyed. At its height crews used four breathing apparatus cylinders, two main jets and two hose reel jets supplied from open water to extinguish the fire. Police and Fire investigation will be returning in daylight.  

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