10th April 2020

Crews called to deep fat fryer fire at Heron Gate

Three fire appliances from Taunton were immediately mobilised following a call from a member of the public reporting a fire in a food retail property at Heron Gate in Taunton at 21:13 last night (Tuesday).

On arrival, the officer in charge confirmed that there had been a small fire in a deep fat fryer which had been smothered by staff with a fire blanket and suppression systems.

Crews extinguished the fire using breathing apparatus, a hose reel jet and a CO2 extinguisher.

Crews ensured the incident was safe before handing over to a responsible person.