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Fire - Drax Power Station

24th April 2015

Time of Call: 09:18

Location: Drax Power Station, Drax, Selby

 At 09:18 we received reports of a fire in ducting at Drax Power Station, we mobilised one appliance from Goole, two appliances from Selby and the aerial ladder platform from Harrogate.

Crews discovered a fire in a high rise steel ducting which measured 20m by 15m and initially set up a covering jet in order to cool the structure.  Crews then sectorised the incident and set up a bridgehead.  Crews used twelve breathing apparatus, thermal imaging camera, ceiling hook to extinguish the fire.

The last appliance left this incident at 15:14

 

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