Posted: 23.07.19 at 17:24 by The Editor
Location: Lydford Business Park, Castle Cary Road, Lydford on Fosse
Three crews from Somerton, Glastonbury and Shepton Mallet were mobilised to a fire in a commercial garage involving cars. On arrival crews confirmed the fire well alight and requested assistance from a fourth appliance, sent from Street, and a water carrier, sent from Yeovil.
Crews got to work with one hose reel jet and one main jet. The aerial ladder platform was then requested, sent from Yeovil.
Crews confirmed four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus, with the use of compressed air foam, one hose reel jet and one main jet.
At 1416 hrs, crews requested a further four appliances and another water carrier. Appliances were sent from Bridgwater, Yeovil, Shepton Mallet and Frome. The welfare unit from Burnham on Sea, the incident command unit from Honiton and the water carrier from Bridgwater were also sent. An ambulance was requested for two males with potential smoke inhalation on scene.
At 1445 hrs, crews confirmed the use of dry foam, and external firefighting with 3 main jets due to the risk of roof collapse. The incident support unit from Yeovil was requested for breathing apparatus supplement, and bottled water needed.
At 1541 hrs, the fire was being brought under control using compressed air foam, one main jet and the aerial ladder platform. This is a row of three commercial units, all affected by the fire.
Details to be updated.