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Date: 27.10.2018
Time: 20:35
Location: Compton Road, Shepton Mallet

One fire appliance from Shepton Mallet attended a car on fire which was well alight on arrival. Crews put the fire out using a compressed air foam jet. The cause of the fire was deemed as deliberate and Police were informed.
The vehicle sustained severe damage, and duty of care was left with the Police. 

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Date: 26.10.2018
Time: 22:06
Location: Old School Close, Ashcott

One fire appliance from Street, one from Glastonbury and one from Bridgwater were mobilised to reports of a lounge on fire. Fire Control mobilised a fourth appliance, from Somerton, due to the information callers were giving.
On arrival, crews confirmed the property well alight and got to work with one main jet, one hose reel jet and two breathing apparatus wearers. Shortly after, a request was made for a further two appliances. These were sent from Wells and Bridgwater.
At 2243, crews confirmed this was 3 properties involved in fire. Crews were using 6 breathing apparatus attempting to put the fire out. A request was made for the electricity board and gas board to attend, due to utilities being involved in fire.
At 2330, crews confirmed utilities isolated to the adjacent properties but not the middle property where the fire started. Crews were still tackling the fire with jets attempting to put the fire out.
Details will be updated. 

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Gambling venues in Glastonbury will take part in Responsible Gambling Week, the biggest ever industry-wide campaign to promote responsible gambling.

Responsible Gambling Week runs from November 1-7 and involves every major operator in the UK and Ireland from all five industry sectors, casinos, bookmakers, arcades, bingo and online, and is supported by gambling charities. Staff at gambling venues will discuss with customers, how to keep gambling fun and safe.

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Date: 24.10.2018
Time: 08:15
Location: Windmill Hill, Glastonbury

Two appliances from Glastonbury and Street were mobilised to reports of a bus on fire at the above location.
On arrival crews discovered a single storey twenty one seater coach well alight, all persons were accounted for.
Crews used four breathing apparatus, one compressed air foam jet and one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. Crews then used a thermal imaging camera to make sure the area was safe.
There was heat damage to overhead cables above the coach but the duty of care of these was left with Western Power.
 
 
 

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Date: 17.10.2018
Time: 19:42
Location: Near Pilton, Shepton Mallet

Two crews from Shepton mallet were mobilised to a report of a road traffic collision at the above location. Upon arrival the crews confirmed a three vehicle collision.

One person was still within one of the vehicles. Although they were not physically trapped the crew removed the roof of the vehicle using hydraulic cutting equipment in order to assist the ambulance crew with safely extricating the casualty.
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