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Incident - Large Boat Fire

Date: 14/07/2015
Time: 21:12
Location: River Taw adjacent to Seven Brethren Bank, Barnstaple
Area: Central
County: Devon

Multiple calls were received to a boat that was on fire on the River Taw.  Two crews from Barnstaple and one from Braunton were mobilised.

The boat was well alight when the first crew arrived on scene.  Crews got to work with two 70mm jets to fight the fire from the river side.

23:15 Crews are still on scene damping down.  The cause of the fire is under investigation.


Two fire appliances from Barnstaple revisited the boat and continued to dampen down hot spots.


Crews continued to investigate, searching the interior of the boat


Crews have searched the remains of the boat, no one was on board. The fire is now out.

This fire is being investigated by Police and Fire investigation



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