News in Shepton Mallet

Date: 25.09.2018
Time: 01:03
Location: Ditcheat, Shepton Mallett

Devon and Somerset Fire Control received numerous calls from members of the public, reporting a vehicle on fire at the above location.

On arrival the officer in charge confirmed that one vehicle was well alight, and got to work using two breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

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Date: 18.09.2018
Time: 18:46
Location: Bolters Lane, Doulting

One Fire Engine from Shepton Mallet was mobilised to a report of a car on fire. On arrival crews confirmed this was one car well alight. They requested a second Fire Engine from Shepton Mallet to assist with water supply. The fire was extinguished using 1 foam jet. The car was severely damaged by fire and the cause of the fire was deliberate.

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Real life stories and myth-busting facts are at the heart of a new website encouraging more people to foster with Somerset County Council.

The newly launched website from the Somerset County Council fostering service 'Fostering in Somerset' gives people a real insight into fostering and the benefits of working with a non-profit service.

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Date: 16.09.2018
Time: 19:16
Location: Crown Trading Estate, Shepton Mallet

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received a call from a member of the public reporting a car on fire at the above location.

On arrival the officer in charge confirmed that one car was well alight and had spread to a neighbouring fence. Crews got to work, to extinguish the fire using two hose reel jets and small tools.

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