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Incident - Barn Fire

Date: 19/02/2021
Time: 21:53
Location: Creech St Michael, Taunton
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Fire Control have received multiple calls reporting a barn on fire at the above location. Currently crews are on scene from Taunton, Bridgwater and Wellington as well as the water carrier from Bridgwater dealing with this incident.

Update 23:45- 6 Fire Engines are now in attendance at this fire with the additional fire engines coming from Wellington, Ilminster and Bridgwater as well as the incident support unit from Yeovil and a 4 by 4 vehicle.

UPDATE 0700- The incident is now under control and appliances have been scaled back.

This was an agricultural building which contained 300 tonnes of hay and farm equipment. The Barn and contents were 100% destroyed by fire. Crews extinguished the fire using 2 breathing apparatus, 1 hose reel jet, 1 covering jet, 1 CAFS branch and a thermal imaging camera. A crew remain on scene for monitoring at this time. These are the full and final details.

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