Crews respond to grain fire

Skinners Hill, Camerton

Crews from Radstock, Paulton, Bath and Hicks Gate were called to reports of a fire affecting a silo at 16:33.

On arrival, crews found a large fire within a grain silo, with approximately 30 tonnes of grain affected.

With six firefighters wearing breathing apparatus, crews were able to extinguish the fire.

In use were two hose reels, two 45mm jets, turntable ladders and cutting equipment. 

The cause of the incident has been determined as accidental ignition.