Login Register

Firefighters tackle barn blaze near Launceston

By CG_Oscar  |  Posted: October 16, 2013

Fire

Crews had to decontaminate their equipment

Comments (0)

Firefighters had to decontaminate their equipment after they suspected it had come in contact with asbestos while tackling a blaze near Launceston in the early hours of this morning.

Crews from the town attended a fire in a loader at a farm at South Petherwin at 12.30am this morning which had spread to a barn.

Members of Cornwall Fire and Rescue tackled the blaze using hosereels and breathing apparatus, before decontaminated some of there equipment.

Western Power staff isolated the electricity supply and made the scene safe.

Do you have something to say? Leave your comment here...

max 4000 characters

YOUR COMMENTS AWAITING MODERATION

 
 

MORE NEWS HEADLINES

 
 
 

MOST POPULAR