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Incident - Underground cable fire

Date: 19/01/2017
Time: 13:42
Location: Wincanton Racecourse
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

One appliance from Wincanton and one appliance from Mere attended reports of an underground electrical fire at Wincanton racecourse.

Upon arrival crews cordoned off the effected area to ensure public safety and requested attendance of local electricity board teams.

Southern electric attended and as this small fire was not deemed dangerous to the public, incident scene was left in hands of electricity board crew and Wincanton racecourse site manager for them to deal.

Crews now returned home station. no further details for incident, incident now closed. 

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