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Incident - Telehandler on Fire

Date: 18/09/2020
Time: 17:06
Location: Madworthy, Devon
Area: Central
County: Devon

Crews from Hatherleigh, Holsworthy and Danes Castle, were sent to a report of a tractor on fire.

On arrival crews confirmed this was a Telehandler on fire within a barn and on top of a silage heap. Crews requested further assistance, so a further Fire Engine from Okehampton was sent.

The fire was extinguished using Hose Reel Jets, a Foam Jet, Breathing Apparatus and drag forks. The Telehandler, barn and 6 tonnes of silage were damaged by fire. The cause of the fire was accidental. 

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