Commercial property fire at Yarcombe
PUBLISHED: 07:23 25 June 2019 | UPDATED: 07:23 25 June 2019
Animal feed machine severely damaged in blaze
Firefighters from Honiton, Axminster and Chard attended a fire in a commercial property at Crawley, Yarcombe, at around 5pm yesterday (Monday, June 24).
A water carrier from Yeovil was also sent to the scene.
On arrival, the incident commander confirmed that there was a fire within an animal feed grinder mechanism and got crews to work to tackle the blaze using four breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet, one covering jet, thermal imaging cameras, a carbon monoxide monitor and small tools.
The fire caused approximately 80 per cent damage to the machine and slight smoke damage to the rest of the building.