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Incident - Large Vehicle Fire

Date: 30/07/2014
Time: 16:05
Location: Sidbury, Sidmouth
Area: Central
County: Devon

Two fire appliances from Honiton station were mobilised to reports of a large vehicle fire at the above location.

On arrival, crews confirmed one tractor and trailer carrying large amounts of hay well alight.

Crews used compressed air foam, 2 breathing apparatus sets and 2 hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.

Crews requested the attendance of a water carrier due to the amounts of hay alight.

Steady progress was made throughout the job turning over and damping down the hay using drag forks.

Highways agency were informed due to the damage to the road caused by the incident.

The tractor, trailer and hay was completely destroyed by fire.

Crews handed the incident over to the Devon County highways before leaving the scene

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