Firefighter Describes What She Faced At ‘Significant’ Fire At Shaftesbury Printers

37 firefighters tackled yesterday’s blaze at Blackmore Printers on Longmead Industrial Estate.

Shaftesbury Fire Station’s crew manager Sarah Wheeler says it was ‘one of the largest’ fires local crew have dealt with recently.

Fire crew attend the fire at Longmead Industrial Estate. Photos by Mel Aldridge

Sarah tells us where the fire started, describes the extent of the incident and explains what the local fire crew faced when they arrived on scene, at around 7am. “We had flames coming through the roof, through a couple of vents,” says Sarah.