Gas cylinder fire in Axminster
Butane cylinder believed to be involved.
A gas cylinder had to be removed from a domestic property in Axminster following a fire.
Fire crews from Axminster, Colyton and Lyme Regis, were called to the incident in Lyme Road today (Monday), at 2.41pm, which involved a gas cylinder.
On arrival firefighters had to use breathing apparatus and hose reel to cool a cylinder, believed to be a 4.5kg butane cylinder.
A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said: “The cylinder was removed to open air and a ground monitor was set up for cooling. Crews ventilated the property using a positive pressure ventilation fan.”