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Incident - Barn Fire

Date: 13/04/2017
Time: 19:33
Location: Wood Drove, Huish Episcopi
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Fire engines from Somerton, Martock and Bridgwater attended a report of a barn on fire at the above location.

On arrival the crews confirmed that this was a barn that was well alight and made from stone, timber and galvanized sheeting measuring approximately 15m x 10m.  It contained an assortment of garden machinery and the crews got to work fighting the fire using 2 hose reel jets.

The fire was extinguished using the above equipment along with a main attack jet and a thermal imaging camera to assess the temperature of a butane cylinder that was found within the barn.  The cause of the fire was accidental.

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