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Incident - Commercial property fire

Date: 10/06/2021
Time: 09:27
Location: Dimmer Lane, Castle Cary
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received a call from a member of the public reporting a fire in a commercial property at a recycling plant.

Three fire appliances from Wincanton, Shepton Mallet and Somerton, along with an Aerial Ladder Platform from Yeovil were immediately mobilised by Fire Control.

On arrival, the Incident Commander confirmed that 2 bays in the recycling centre were well alight and requested the assistance of further appliances from Yeovil and Mere, a Command Support Unit from Street, Welfare Pod from Burnham on Sea, an Incident Support Unit from Martock and a Water Carrier from Bridgwater. 

Crews tackled the fire using main jets, hose reel jets and a mechanical digger.

Crews remained on scene for some time damping down hotspots.

 

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