Fire crews report contamination in River Culm following Clayhidon Barn fire

Fire crews report contamination in River Culm following Clayhidon Barn fire

Fire crews report contamination in River Culm following Clayhidon Barn fire

First published in Devon

DEVON and Somerset fire crews have been tackling a barn fire in Clayhidon, Cullompton, since 4am this morning. 

Two fire appliance from Wellington, two fire appliances Taunton and the water carrier from Bridgwater arrived at the incident at 3.56am. 

Fire crews confirmed two barns well alight - all stock had been removed from the barns prior to the arrival of the Fire Service. 

Fire crews have carried out a survey of the River Culm and there appears to be fuel contamination in the watercourse.

Fire crews have requested booms from Taunton Fire Station to dam and contain the spillage.

The Environment Agency have been aware of this contamination.

This incident is ongoing.

Comments

Post a comment

Remember you are personally responsible for what you post on this site and must abide by our site terms. Do not post anything that is false, abusive or malicious. If you wish to complain, please use the ‘report this post’ link.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree