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Fire Appliance
Incident - Industrial Fire

Date: 07/12/2019
Time: 09:28
Location: Sherborne Road, Yeovil
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received a call from a member of the public reporting a  strong smell of burning and smoke coming from the pump house of an industrial property at the above location.

Two fire appliances and an aerial ladder platform from Yeovil were immediately mobilised by Fire Control.

On arrival, the Incident Commander confirmed that a belt casing in the pump room had burnt through causing a strong smell of burning and smoke. Crews ensured that the fire was out and safe using four breathing apparatus, an attack jet and a thermal imaging camera.



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