FIRE CREWS CALLED TO LARGE FIELD FIRE OF CUT HAY

Crewkerne Fire Station was one of four fire stations called to assist Beaminster Fire Station at a large field fire of cut hay in Chedington Lane near Mosterton on Sunday afternoon.

Fire Control received the emergency call at around 13:44 hrs on July 18th and sent out an assistance message shortly afterwards, requesting four pumping appliances and a water carrier, which were sent from Bridport, Crewkerne and Yeovil fire stations.

The sizeable fire of dried grass, covering an area of approximately four acres, was extinguished using main lines, hose reeled jets, multiple beaters, a tractor and tanker. (Our feature photo was taken by Beaminster Fire Station).

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