Barn Fire

Preston Gubbals

Station ground: Shrewsbury

Monday, 22 August, 2016 11:54

At 11:54 on Monday, 22 August, 2016, SFRS Fire Control received a call reporting a fire classified as Barn Fire in Preston Gubbals.

5 fire appliances including the Light Pumping Unit and the Water Carrier were mobilised from Oswestry and Shrewsbury. An Operations officer was in attendance.

Crews used the following equipment to tackle the fire:

  • Breathing Apparatus (BA)
  • Hosereel jet
  • Main jet
  • Short extension ladder

Fire involving approximately 250 bales of hay alight in a barn. Three hose reel jets, 1 main jet, 2 breathing apparatus and 2 short extension ladders in use. Crews are making good progress dragging out and damping down with assistance of farmers plant and machinery.

The stop message was received at Mon, 08/22/2016 - 12:56

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