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Incident - Fire Vehicle Large

Date: 14/07/2015
Time: 10:27
Location: Kenton, Exeter
Area: Central
County: Devon

Two fire appliances from Middlemoor and Dawlish were mobilised to reports of a large vehicle fire at the above location.

On arrival, crews confirmed one large vehicle and 6 acres of land well alight. Crews requested a water bowser to be mobilised to the incident.

10:53 - Crews used beaters to try and tackle the field fire and 2 hose reel jets to try and extinguish the telehandler that was well alight.

11:04 - Crews then requested an additional 4 appliances to attend the incident.

11:44 - Crews were making steady progress dealing with 10 acres of stubble on fire using beaters and 2 hose reels.

12:10 - Crews dealt with the stubble fire using beaters. One telehandler was destroyed by fire at the scene.

The cause of the fire was believed to be accidental


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