21st October 2021

Forklift on fire outside factory on Station Road, Wellington

The Fire Service were called to a report of a forklift on fire outside a factory on Station Road, Wellington at 09:26 this morning.

One local appliance was mobilised to the incident.

Once in attendance crews got to work extinguishing the fire with one hose reel.

A second appliance was requested to the incident due to a LPG cylinder being near the fire. Crews were using two breathing apparatus, a covering jet and one hose reel.

The LPG cylinder was removed from the truck and was not involved in fire. The engine was completely destroyed by fire.