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Incident - Fire within Beach Shop/Accommodation

Date: 11/08/2014
Time: 05:21
Location: Oddicombe Beach Hill, Babbacombe, Torquay
Area: Western
County: Devon

A fire engine from Torquay was sent to a report of a fire at the above location.

On arrival the crew confirmed that this was a building alight and requested the attendance of an additional fire engine which was sent from Paignton shortly followed by a further request for a third fire engine which was sent from Torquay.

This was a building of 2 floors used as shops and beach accommodation with 30% of it well alight.  Crews worked using 4 sets of breathing apparatus, a main jet and a hose reel jet attempting to extinguish the fire.

The fire has been contained to the first floor and crews are currently dampening down hotspots awaiting the reattendance of the Police.

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