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Incident - Van Fire

Date: 30/01/2014
Time: 22:08
Location: Asda Stores, Highweek Street, Newton Abbot
Area: Central
County: Devon

The Fire Service was called to a report of a van on fire at the above location.

A Fire Engine from Newton Abbot was sent to this incident.  On arrival the crew confirmed that this was a light commercial van well alight and got to work fighting the fire using 2 sets of breathing apparatus and 2 hose reel jets.

The crew then requested a further fire engine to attend for water and more personnel - this was also sent from Newton Abbot.

The van was successfully extinguished using 2 sets of breathing apparatus, 2 hose reel jets and a thermal imaging camer to check all hotspots were extinguished.  The vehicle was severely damaged by fire.

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