Barn Fire at Land near Reynolds Way, Compton Dundon, Somerset

  Posted: 14.01.20 at 05:28 by The Editor

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Date: 14.01.2020
Time: 02:48
Location: Land near Reynolds Way, Compton Dundon, Somerset

Fire appliances from Street and Glastonbury along with the Water Carrier from Bridgwater were mobilised to a report of a fire at the above location.
On arrival at the incident fire crews requested a further appliance which was mobilised from Somerton. Crews confirmed one agricultural building well alight.  The barn, approximately 6m x 10m contains approximately 30 tonnes of hay and an HGV vehicle, the contents are well alight.  Crews at work with a compressed air foam jet to prevent further fire spread.  
04:20 - Fire crews allowing the contents of the barn to burn out and protect adjacent buildings and slurry tank from further involvement in fire.  Barn also containing 50 tonnes of woodchip and 6 - 8 tonnes of used tyres - not currently involved in fire.  Crews are protecting the tyres with 1 attack jet and 2 further attack jets in use to protect the other buildings.   
 

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