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Incident - Large Vehicle Fire

Date: 04/08/2014
Time: 10:46
Location: A361A Moortown - Newtown
Area: Central
County: Devon

One fire appliance from South Molton and another from Tiverton station were mobilised to reports of a JCB vehicle fire at the above location.

On arrival, crews confirmed one jcb telehandler well alight on a roadway.

Crews used 1 hose reel jet a thermal imaging camera whilst wearing two breathing apparatus sets to extinguish the fire.

The jcb was severely damaged by fire.

The cause is believed to be accidental

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