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Incident - HGV Fire

Date: 05/09/2014
Time: 07:19
Location: A38A Rattery - Marley Head
Area: Western
County: Devon

Crews from Buckfastleigh and Ashburton were sent to a report of a lorry on fire in a layby at the above location.  A water bowser from Plympton was also sent but returned en route.

On arrival crews confirmed that this vehicle was well alight and got to work fighting the fire using 2 sets of breathing apparatus and 2 hose reel jets.

Crews extinguished the fire using the above equipment and confirmed that the fire had been in the rear trailer unit.  The cause of the fire was accidental.

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