firefighters called out to Christmas morning blaze
firefighters had a busy Christmas Day morning, tackling a large
industrial fire in Bridgwater.
from Bridgwater, Burnham-On-Sea and Taunton were called out at 6am
to a commercial unit on fire at the Transform Industrial Estate
off Wylds Road.
for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue said: "Crews got to
work in the heavily smoke-logged ground floor with two breathing
apparatus, a hose reel jet and a thermal imaging camera."
fire was located on the ground floor and extinguished. Breathing
apparatus wearers were increased to four and crews also checked
adjacent units for any sign of the fire spreading."
7.37am, the incident commander requested the environmental protection
unit from Taunton to attend, with all available breathing apparatus
cylinders. And at 8.21am crews confirmed that the main fire was
out and they continued to remove fire debris."
9am crews confirmed the fire was completely out and a fire investigation
was able to begin.
fire was extinguished using breathing apparatus, a main jet, 3 hose
reel jets and a safety jet.