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Incident - Commercial Fire

Date: 18/07/2019
Time: 20:35
Location: Priorswood Industrial Estate, Taunton
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Three fire appliances from Taunton, one from Bridgwater and the water carrier from Bridgwater attended a fire at a recycling centre in Taunton. The fire involved two composters and mounds of compost.

On arrival crews got to work with two main jets, one hose reel jet, four breathing apparatus, a triple extension ladder and a thermal imaging camera.

Police were requested to attend due to the nature of the incident. The fire was extinguished by crews, and duty of care was left with the keyholder. Two large composting machines were damaged in the incident. The cause of the fire was undetermined.

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