Barn Fire

Rednal West Felton

Tuesday, 18 December, 2018 23:29

At 23:29 on Tuesday, 18 December, 2018, SFRS Fire Control received a call reporting a fire classified as Barn Fire in Oswestry.

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

Crews used the following equipment to tackle the fire:

  • Hosereel jet
  • Main jet
  • Open water supply
  • Thermal imaging camera

Also at the scene of the incident were: the British Red Cross Fire and Emergency Support Service (FESS) .

Fire involving one agricultural barn containing a large quantity of straw, and agricultural machinery, measuring approximately 20 metres x 10 metres. Crews are dealing with the fire using 45mm hoses, and water curtains which are protecting adjacent properties. Local residents are advised to keep doors and windows closed at this time due to large amounts of smoke from the incident.

The stop message was received at Wed, 12/19/2018 - 01:51

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