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Baler Fire

17 June 2017 Devon & Somerset Fire Latest Incidents Local News

Date: 17/06/2017
Time: 18:39
Location: Coombe Hill, Keinton Mandeville
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Appliances from Glastonbury and Castle Cary attended a fire involving a baler in a field. Crews got to work with 2 hose reel jets to put the fire out, and located the fire in the mechanicals of the baler. Crews offloaded the hay in the machine to prevent fire spread using drag forks. Thermal imaging cameras were used to check the fire was out completely. The cause of the fire was deemed as an accidental cause.

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