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Garage Fire Spreads To Heating Oil Tank

At 12:00Hrs on February 24, 2010, Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire affecting outbuildings and a heating oil tank in Little Brockington, Bodenham, Herefordshire.

A total of three crews from Hereford (1) and Leominster (2) were promptly on scene and supported shortly afterwards by the on-call crew from Ross-on-Wye with the water carrier. 


Jon Butlin, Station Manager, Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service said,

“On arrival at the scene firefighters found a single story double garage well alight - with the fire affecting a nearby oil tank containing heating oil. Crews used; 2x hose reels and 2x 45mm jets to bring the fire under control and prevent damage to the owner’s main property on the site which at the time contained the owners dogs. Only slight heat damage affected the main property.”

Following a fire investigation the cause of the fire was found to be an electrical fault within the garage.