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Incident - Fire in Commercial Building

Date: 09/11/2018
Time: 06:26
Location: Blacknell Lane, Crewkerne
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received reports of a fire within a furnace at the above location.

Fire control immediately mobilised one fire appliance from Yeovil, one from Beaminster (Dorset & Wiltshire), one from Chard and an Operational Assurance Officer.

On arrival crews confirmed a fire within the furnace that had caused the building to become smoke logged. Crews got to work investigating using two breathing apparatus wearers, one safety jet and one covering jet.

The fire caused severe damage to the furnace but no further damage to the building. The fire was extinguished using CO2 extinguishers, four breathing apparatus wearers, one safety jet and one covering jet.

Duty of care was left with on site engineers.

 

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