Fire at Worcestershire dairy

Tuesday 15th October 2013 – 6.35am – Murray MacGregor.

One man has been treated for minor injuries after a massive fire at a dairy in Worcestershire.

Fire and ambulance services were called to Robert Wiseman Dairies in Wassage Way, Hampton Lovett near Droitwich at around 10.40pm last night (Monday).

An ambulance, two ambulance officers and the Hazardous Area Response Team were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Initial reports suggested that there was a large electrical fire and that explosions had been heard at the scene.

“Ambulance staff stood by at the entry point being used by firefighters to go into the blaze.

“Staff from the HART team were kitted up in breathing apparatus to support their fire colleagues if required.

“Thankfully, there was only one casualty, an engineer, who had a minor head injury and was treated at the scene.

“All Ambulance resources were stood down at around 2.40am on Tuesday morning once the fire was out.”

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Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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