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Commercial Services
Fire Appliance
Incident - Telehandler Fire

Date: 30/08/2018
Time: 10:59
Location: South Zeal, Devon
Area: Western
County: Devon

One fire appliance from Chagford attended a fire involving an agricultural telehandler in a field. On arrival crews confirmed the vehicle well alight and got to work putting the fire out using a compressed air foam jet, breathing apparatus and a thermal imaging camera. The cause of the fire was accidental, and cause 90% damage to the telehandler. Crews also used environmental protection equipment at the incident to prevent contamination to the surrounding area.

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