Barn Fire

Cold Hatton,
Nr. Telford

Station ground: Wellington

Saturday, 5 November, 2016 03:25

At 03:25 on Saturday, 5 November, 2016, SFRS Fire Control received a call reporting a fire classified as Barn Fire in Nr. Telford.

7 fire appliances including the Incident Command Unit, the Light Pumping Unit and the Water Carrier were mobilised from Bridgnorth, Cleobury Mortimer, Ellesmere, Hodnet, Much Wenlock, Oswestry, Prees, Shrewsbury, Wellington and Whitchurch. An Operations officer was in attendance.

Crews used the following equipment to tackle the fire:

  • Breathing Apparatus (BA)
  • Main jet
  • Open water supply
  • Portable pump

Fire involving the contents on one barn containing farm machinery and timber which is well well alight. 4 main jets in use. This is a protracted incident with 4 crews in attendance. Crews using water supplied from local open water source and from hydrants. No further details at this time.

Issued by Fire Control at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service. Telephone 01743 260290. Please check out our Twitter and Facebook accounts for other announcements.