Incident

Vehicle fire

Date
5.18pm - 14 January 2022
Last updated
9.51pm - 14 January 2022
Status
Closed
Incident type
Large
Location
Middlezoy
Attending station
Bridgwater
Glastonbury

Fire control received reports of a telehandler on fire at the above location . 

Control immediately mobilised 2 fire appliances these came from Bridgwater and Glastonbury alongside a Water carrrier also from Bridgwater. 

Once on scene crews confirmed 1 telehandler well alight and requested an off road appliance which attended from Bridgwater. 

Crews got to work using 1 Hose Reel Jet and Compressed Air Foam to extinguish the fire. 

Unfortunately the telehandler was 100% damaged by smoke and fire, the fire was believed to have been accidental ignition. 

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