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.