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Incident - Tractor Fire

Date: 07/02/2018
Time: 03:24
Location: Bagborough Lane, Pylle, Shepton Mallet
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Fire Control received a call from a local farmer reporting a fire involving one of his vehicles, which had been moved to the open away from a shed and other farm buildings. 

Two fire engines from Shepton Mallet fire station were mobilised.

Once on scene crews confirmed one tractor to be well alight. Crews set to work with two hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.

By 0359 out crews confirmed the fire had been extinguished, which had caused 90% damage to the tractor.

The cause of the fire has been confirmed as accidental.

Crews are currently still on scene making up their equipment but will shortly leave handing duty of care over to the owner of the tractor.

 

These are the final details.  

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