Hazardous Substances

Earls Ditton Hopton Wafers

Station ground: Cleobury Mortimer

Tuesday, 2 May, 2017 18:07

At 18:07 on Tuesday, 2 May, 2017, SFRS Fire Control received a call reporting a fire classified as Hazardous Substances in Kidderminster.

4 fire appliances including the Environmental Protection Unit were mobilised from Cleobury Mortimer, Ludlow and Tweedale. Operations, Hazmat and Specialist Advisor officers were in attendance.

Crews used the following equipment to tackle the fire:

  • Breathing Apparatus (BA)
  • Hosereel jet
  • Main jet
  • Thermal imaging camera

1 Tractor and Trailer alight carrying fertilizer. Crews successfully worked to remove a potential explosive risk and to protect the environment.

The stop message was received at Tue, 05/02/2017 - 20:19

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