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Incident - Commerical Fire

Date: 08/02/2019
Time: 12:10
Location: Kingsmill Industrial Estate, Cullompton
Area: Central
County: Devon

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received a call reporting a fire at the above location.

Fire control immediately mobilised one fire appliance from Cullompton, one fire appliance from Middlemoor, one fire appliance from Tiverton, an aerial ladder platform from Danes Castle and a duty officer to attend this incident.

On arrival the incident commander confirmed a fire within a silo containing six tons of grain. The crew promptly got to work with two breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet and a safety jet.

The incident commander and onsite staff tasked the crew to empty the grain from the silos and check for hot spots using a thermal imaging camera.

Six ton of grain was a hundred percent smoke damaged. This fire was believed to be an accidental ignition.

These were the final details.

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