Fire crews tackle chip van blaze at Dassett Country Show

The blaze at Dassett Country Show. Credit: BanburyTown.com. NNL-150308-121017001
The blaze at Dassett Country Show. Credit: BanburyTown.com. NNL-150308-121017001

A fire engine and crew attending Dassett Country Show on Saturday, August 1 were called into action to tackle a chip van fire.

Crews extinguished the fire using hose reel, extinguishers, breathing apparatus and a thermal imaging camera.

A gv on the van. Credit: BanburyTown.com. NNL-150308-121005001

A gv on the van. Credit: BanburyTown.com. NNL-150308-121005001

Natalie Heath chairman of the Dassett Country Show committee, said: “Unfortunately one of our regular exhibitors, Starchip Enterprise experienced a small localised fire during the show.

“We are extremely grateful to the teams at Fenny Compton Fire Station and St Johns Ambulance who were on site with us and were able to act very quickly to contain the fire and ensure everyone’s safety with minimal disruption to the day.”