Date: 16th November, 2018
Description: Glue Hill - Initially two crews, one from Sturminster Newton and one from Sherborne fire stations were mobilised to a report of a caravan on fire on Glue hill in Sturminster Newton. On arrival crews located the caravan on fire which was situated near to a thatched property, extra crews were initially requested due to the risk. Crews engaged in removing and cutting away the thatch to create a fire break with the use of an Aerial Ladder platform from the neighbouring brigades Yeovil Station. The caravan was 100% destroyed by the fire and good progress was made to save the thatched property. Overall 11 fire engines attended, a Command support unit, an Aerial Ladder Platform and an Environmental Protection unit.
Location: Glue Hill, Sturminster Newton, UK