Emergency pump out services at Booragoon fire site

Cleanaway’s Industrial Services team provided a rapid response emergency pump out service at the site of a large fire in Booragoon.

Communities - Our Services

September 1, 2020

Highlights

Our client was very happy with progress we made and that our pump out operations went smoothly according to plan

Highlights

Our client was very happy with progress we made and that our pump out operations went smoothly according to plan

On 15th August, Cleanaway’s Industrial Services team received a call from a key client to provide an emergency pump out service at the site of a large fire in Booragoon.

Led by Operations Supervisor Joshua Gard, Operators Richard Woods and Travis Rhodes, the team quickly mobilised within an hour and a half and worked alongside the fire department to prevent contaminated water from entering storm water drains.

Over the next two days, the team worked tirelessly to remove over 130 kilolitres of water from pits in the area surrounding 276 Leach Highway.

Key Account Manager Joanna Laughton thanked the crew for their work and said, “Our client was very happy with progress we made and that our pump out operations went smoothly according to plan. We’re pleased to have moved quickly to minimise any potential environmental impacts to the surrounding area and the local community.”

The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation tested the air quality and smoke fumes and the area was deemed safe later in the day.

Pictured: Cleanaway arrived quickly at the site of the fire

Pictured: Our vacuum trucks pumping out water from a pit

Pictured: It took ten trucks and 45 firefighters four hours to bring the fire under control

Cleanaway’s provides a 24-hour emergency spills response using our specialised fleet for a range of industrial cleaning solutions that include sludge management and removal, water blasting, hydro vacuum excavation, plant maintenance and more.

Contact us to learn more, or at our emergency spills response hotline 1800 SPILLS / 1800 774 557