Date: 1st June, 2019
Description: Two crews from Chippenham were alerted at 03:46hrs to reports of a shed on fire outside a property in Downing Street, Chippenham. Upon arrival, crews found one shed on fire, 3 private vehicles and an electricity pole; the fire had also spread to the outside of the nearest property however did not spread to inside. The fire crews initially alerted to the fire radio'd for assistance for an additional fire engine to assist with managing the incident, where they used 4 breathing apparatus sets, 2 high-pressure hose reel jets, triple extension ladder, thermal imaging camera and positive pressure fan to extinguish the fire. One casualty suffering smoke inhalation was seen to by the Ambulance Service. Scottish and Southern Electricity also attended to isolate the power to the affected electricity pylon.
Location: Downing Street, Chippenham, UK