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Workshop Fire

Mainlay, Helston at 16/09/2021 18:55

Critical Control received several 999 calls to this incident and appliances from Helston, Mullion, St Keverne and Falmouth were mobilised along with a Flexi Duty Station Manager. The fire involved a workshop, 4 gas cylinders and also affected overhead power cables. The crews used four breathing apparatus, 2 hose reel jets, 1 light portable pump working from a swimming pool and a water carrier also set up dams for water supply. The cylinders involved were removed and cooled until safe. Western Power Distribution were also in attendance. Police attended for traffic management. This fire was believed to have been caused accidentally.

Date Posted: 16/09/2021

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