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Incident - Fire involving Domestic Property

Date: 16/09/2020
Time: 04:44
Location: Underhill, Pen Selwood, Wincanton
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Fire appliances from Wincanton, Gillingham and Castle Cary were mobilised to a report of a garage on fire which was attached to a domestic property.

On arrival at the scene crews from Wincanton reported a ground floor double garage with property above well alight with flames issuing. They got to work with four breathing apparatus wearers and two hosereel jets.  At 05:19 crews confirmed the fire had been extinguished and 3 cylinders removed from the garage.  The fire involved a two storey property with an underground garage 30m x 12m, crews continued to damp down and remove equipment from the garage.  Crews also ventilated the property and requested an electrician to isolate the electricity supply to the garage.    British red cross unit was also mobilised to offer support to the occupants. 

06:35 - Crews continuing to damp down and turn over.   

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