Train Fire

Gobowen Railway Station Gobowen

Station ground: Oswestry

Friday, 31 July, 2020 12:16

At 12:16 on Friday, 31 July, 2020, SFRS Fire Control received a call reporting a fire classified as Train Fire in Gobowen.

9 fire appliances including the Incident Command Unit and the Rescue Tender were mobilised from Ellesmere, Oswestry, Shrewsbury, Tweedale, Wellington and Whitchurch. Operations and Safety officers were in attendance.

Reports of train on fire at Gobowen Railway Station. Alarm activated in middle carriage of 3 carriages. All passengers were evacuated by rail staff and fire service. Thermal imaging camera was used to check for hot spots. No casualties

The stop message was received at Fri, 07/31/2020 - 12:48

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