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Machinery fire - High Moor Forest Brim, Sawley

23rd September 2015

Location:  High Moor Forest Brim, Sawley 

Time: 1313 hours

Fire engines from Ripon and Summerbridge have been called to a 15 tonne tree harvesting machine on fire in woodland near to High Moor Forest Brim at Sawley.

The engine compartment and rear end of the vehicle has been seriously damaged by fire.

Crews have used 2 hosereels, 4 breathing apparatus and a water relay to extinguish the fire.

The cause is under investigation.

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