Crews attend caravan fire at Churchstanton

Crews attend caravan fire at Churchstanton

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received reports of a caravan on fire in Churchstanton, Nr Taunton last night just before 8pm.

Crews attend caravan fire at Churchstanton
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Fire control mobilised two fire appliances from Wellington, one from Taunton and an Operational Assurance Officer.

A spokesperson commented; “On arrival crews confirmed that the caravan was well alight and crews got to work extinguishing the fire using 2 breathing apparatus wearers and 1 hose reel jet.”

At 21:44 the fire was out and crews were making up equipment. The caravan was 100% damaged by fire and was extinguished using 2 breathing apparatus wearers, 1 hose reel jet and 1 compressed air foam jet. A thermal imaging camera was also used to ensure there were no remaining hot spots.

Police were requested to attend.

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