Horses Saved From Blazing Stables
9:02am 18th January 2014
3 horses had to be evacuated from their stables following a blaze near Sandford Orcas.
Dorset Fire and Rescue Service received a report of smoke and flames from a caravan and stable block
Two fire appliances crewed by retained firefighters from Sherborne responded to the scene . Firefighters requested assistance of an off road light vehicle due to difficult access and a Land Rover from Maiden Newton fire station was sent.
Main Lines and hose reel jets were used to extinguish the fire. 75% of the caravan was destroyed and part of the gable end of the stable block was affected.
The cause was believed to be deliberate and Police are investigating the incident.