Collapse Of Structures

Edwards Transport
Hatton Road

Station ground: Hodnet

Friday, 6 May, 2016 09:41

At 09:41 on Friday, 6 May, 2016, SFRS Fire Control received a call reporting an incident classified as Collapse Of Structures in Hinstock.

13 fire appliances including the Aerial Ladder Platform, the Incident Command Unit, the Incident Support Unit, the Rescue Tender and the Welfare Unit were mobilised from Hodnet, Market Drayton, Much Wenlock, Oswestry, Prees, Shrewsbury, Telford Central, Tweedale, Wellington and Wem. Operations, Hazmat and Safety officers were in attendance.

Also at the scene of the incident were: the Land Ambulance Service and the Police.

One high bay warehouse approximately 60m x 20m suffering internal and external collapse, there is currently 1 person unaccounted for, search of building being carried out by fire service personnel using equipment including a snake eye camera. National Urban Search and Rescue teams including dogs are assisting with search. Casualty has been located and is alive and appears to be not badly injured. Fire Service crews and medical teams are in contact with the casualty and rescue operations are ongoing. 1 male casualty now rescued by Fire Service Personnel and HART team via safe passageway created by Urban Search And Rescue team and Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service personnel.

The stop message was received at Fri, 05/06/2016 - 18:08

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