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Incident - Gorse Fire

Date: 30/07/2015
Time: 18:33
Location: Orcombe Point, Exmouth
Area: Central
County: Devon

Fire control received numerous calls to gorse on fire at Orcombe Point near the cliff edge. One appliance was initially mobilised, but a second was also sent, both from Exmouth, and also the 4x4 appliance from Budleigh Salterton.

Crews got to work tackling the blaze with beaters, and latterly, one hose reel jet and one 45mm jet. Crews also used safety at heights equipment due to the proximity of the fire to the cliff edge.

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