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Incident - Vehicle Fire

Date: 12/01/2016
Time: 04:10
Location: M5 Northbound Between Junctions 29 Sowton and 28 Cullompton
Area: Central
County: Devon

2 fire appliances from Middlemoor and Danes Castle were mobilised following numerous calls from passing motorists reporting a car on fire on the hard shoulder.

On arrival crews confirmed the car was well alight and set to work with 2 BA and 1 hose reel jet to extinguish it. The fire, which started accidentally, caused severe damage and once extinguished, crews made the vehicle safe, before leaving duty of care with Highways and the owner, awaiting recovery.

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