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9:54 AM

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Milton Keynes

9:54 AM, Saturday 29 April, 2023

Fire in warehouse

Atkinson Way, Magna Park, Milton Keynes

One appliance and crew from Broughton and two from West Ashland attended, along with an officer.

A large amount of smoke was issuing from a forklift battery recharging unit within a warehouse.

The building was evacuated.

The firefighters used:

  • Four sets of breathing apparatus
  • A thermal imaging camera
  • A dry powder extinguisher
  • One hose reel jet
  • A gas monitor

A one tonne, lead acid, battery was on fire. The firefighters ventilated the building and the battery was removed from the warehouse.