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Incident - Fire involving Roasting Vat in Commercial Property

Date: 22/09/2020
Time: 10:42
Location: High Street, Porlock
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

One fire appliance from Porlock was mobilised to a report of fire coming from the chimney of a coffee making warehouse at the above location. 

On arrival at the scene fire crews confirmed a fire in a roasting vat.  The machinery was isolated whilst crews gained access to the chimney stack where the fire was located.  They extinguished the fire using chimney gear and a thermal image camera.  Crews dismantled the stack with the permission of the owner and lowered it to the ground floor.  

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