Small fire in Tyabb Factory

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Small fire in Tyabb Factory

Category : Brigade News

Where: Tyabb
When: 29 March 2013
Type: Structure

Appliances:

  • Hastings: Pumper
  • Tyabb: Tanker 1, Tanker 2
  • Frankston: Teleboom, Breathing Apparatus Support

At 3:54am on March 29, Hastings was paged to support Tyabb to a report of a smoke alarm operating in an industrial complex in the Tyabb township.

Upon arrival smoke was showing from the western end of the complex, with access quickly gained and crews wearing Breathing Apparatus located and knocked the fire down. Use of the Thermal Imaging Camera assisted crews in locating any remaining hotspots and extinguishing them.

Hastings and Tyabb remained on scene for several hours, returning to station at 7:30am.

The cause of the fire is yet to be confirmed.