Emergency? Call 999

For general enquiries

Contact Us

Latest Incidents

23rd March, 2018 - 4.56pm: One pump from Weymouth attended a report of a car fire on the B3157 Ch...Read more

23rd March, 2018 - 3.45pm: One pump from Westlea attended a report of a vehicle fire on Great Wes...Read more

23rd March, 2018 - 2.19pm: One pump from Swindon and one pump from Stratton St. Margaret attended...Read more

23rd March, 2018 - 1.16pm: One pump from Ferndown and one pump from Springbourne were mobilised t...Read more

23rd March, 2018 - 9.48am: A crew from Westbourne released a baby accidentally locked in vehicle ...Read more

22nd March, 2018 - 2212: 2212 A fire in a rear garden spread to adjacent shed, fence and the ea...Read more

22nd March, 2018 - 2150: 2150 Swindon extinguish fire in a skip on Ocotal Way, Swindon...Read more

22nd March, 2018 - 2149: Springbourne assist ambulance crew with a casualty that required lifti...Read more

22nd March, 2018 - 2008: Salisbury attend abandoned caravan fire on Old Shaftesbury Drove, Coom...Read more

22nd March, 2018 - 1912: 2 x Poole Appliances attend a domestic grill pan fire involving food e...Read more

Fire at Westbury processing plant

Date: 30th June, 2016

A fire at a chemical recycling and disposal business in Westbury is being tackled by Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service this morning (30 June).

Firefighters were called to the Waste Matters site in Brook Lane at 9.28am and six fire engines were mobilised, from Westbury, Trowbridge, Warminster (two), Frome and Melksham.

They have been supported by the heavy rescue unit from Trowbridge, a water carrier from Wilton and an incident command vehicle from Devizes.

The fire has been contained within a processing building, and has affected a number of chemical drums.

As of 11.15am, the fire had been extinguished and firefighters are continuing to cool and make the scene safe.

The Service is also working with colleagues from Wiltshire Police, Wiltshire Council, South Western Ambulance Service, Public Health England and the Environment Agency to ensure that there is no risk to the public.

Brook Lane and Stephenson Road have been closed and, as a precaution, local businesses and people have been warned to stay indoors and keep windows and doors shut.

Anyone concerned that they may have been affected by the smoke plume should call NHS 111 or seek other medical advice.

results found.

Post Holders: