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Incident - Boat on fire

Date: 15/03/2014
Time: 23:12
Location: Hooedown Shed, Kingswear
Area: Western
County: Devon

The Fire Service were called to reports of a boat on fire in the area Kingswear on the River Dart.  Fire Control received numerous calls to this incident.

Two appliances from Dartmouth and 2 appliances from Brixham were mobilised to this incident.  A CAFS (compressed air foam) appliances was also mobilised from Paignton to this incident.

Upon arrival near to the scene the crews confirmed one boat to be well alight in the Kingswear Trott, all persons from the boat have been accounted for and are with the Coastguard and Fire Crews and have been conveyed to hospital as a precautionary measure.

The cause of the fire is believed to be accidential.

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