Fire spotted by Farsight at Logistics Firm

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On Wednesday evening the Farsight CCTV remote monitoring operators responded to an event activated alarm  from a thermal camera at one of our logistics sector client’s premises.  Their proactive and rapid response to the alarm proved invaluable as a fire was seen with real time CCTV footage.

The Farsight team notified the site’s security keyholders and alerted the emergency fire services (thank you @oldhamfireteam).  It is alarming how quickly this fire spread, as you can see in this image below – a few seconds later.  The fire can be clearly seen raging behind the truck at the top right of image.

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As the logistics industry works hard during these challenging times to maintain our supply chains, the last thing this company needed was a fire at their premises.  Actually, it turned out to be a fire on neighbouring property, but left unchecked – you knows what could have happened…

Remote monitoring services by Farsight are not just about preventing crimes like burglaries, vandalism or criminal damage – they also protect business’ premises, assets and people –  as this incident demonstrates.

Additional resources

As a leading remote monitoring security provider, Farsight supports businesses across a range business sectors including logistics. Read more about the effectiveness of CCTV monitoring and audio warnings. Read our article on supply chain & logistics security here.

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