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Incident - Industrial machinery fire

Date: 09/07/2020
Time: 07:06
Location: Nadder Lane, South Molton
Area: Central
County: Devon

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

Three fire appliances and an Aerial ladder platform from South Molton, Barnstaple and Danes Castle were immediately mobilised by Fire Control.

On arrival, the Incident Commander confirmed that there was a fire involving a hydraulic press and got crews to work to tackle the fire using breathing apparatus, hose reel jets and a safety jet.

The fire was brought under control, but crews remained on scene for some time to monitor hotspots, using thermal imaging cameras, breathing apparatus and a aerial ladder platform.

The incident was later handed back to a responsible person.

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