Date: 20th October, 2019
Description: Pulham - One crew from Sturminster Newton and one crew from Sherborne were mobilised to reports of a fire involving the annexe of a property. On arrival the crews confirmed the building to be well alight and got to work using one main line and one hose reel jet. An extra appliance was requested for manpower, this was sent from Shaftesbury fire station. The incident was sectorised and further assistance was requested. Extra crew becoming available meant that the additional two pumps came from second crews at Sturminster Newton and Sherborne. A command support unit from Sherborne and various officers also went as a result. The fire was extinguished using four hose reel jets, two main lines, one ground monitor, one roof ladder and one triple extension ladder. Relief crews came from Maiden Newton and Dorchester, and a final re-inspection was completed by a crew from Sturminster Newton before the incident was closed. Thanks to Blandford and Yeovil (from Devon & Somerset FRS) crews for providing standby cover at Sturminster Newton and Sherborne whilst the incident was in progress.
Location: Pulham, Sturminster Newton, UK