NEP Visions Update: Five Trucks Lost in Bracknell Fire
Following the fire at NEP Visions’ Bracknell premises on the night of November 3, the company has confirmed that a total of five mobile units were destroyed in the fire. Three large OB units – NEP Visions’ Gemini, HD3 and HD2 – as well as Observe’s HD3 small OB unit, and one VT truck were lost. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
NEP UK / Ireland still has 16 HD OB units and 9 VT / support trucks remaining in full operation. In addition, NEP has 32 more HD OB units nearby in Europe. All events and productions scheduled for the weekend, including Premiership and Championship Football, WWE and Channel 4 Racing, will be serviced.
Keith Andrews, President and COO, NEP Broadcasting, has flown in to the UK to look at medium and long-term actions related to logistics, facilities and equipment, while Steve Jenkins, President, NEP UK & Ireland, will remain focused on clients and employees.
Jenkins said, “The response to this event is a testament to the NEP family’s resilience and team spirit in the face of adversity. It is also a strong demonstration of how our industry pulls together in difficult times. We are confident in our ability to continue serving our clients in both the short-term and long-term, thanks to the rest of the NEP Worldwide Network and the immediate help of our industry partners.”
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