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Incident - Barn Fire

Date: 07/05/2016
Time: 04:35
Location: Lower Hatch Farm, Loddiswell
Area: Western
County: Devon

<p><p align="justify">3 fire appliances from Salcombe, Dartmouth and Totnes, together with a water carrier from Plympton, were mobilised following multiple calls to a barn fire at the above location. </p><p align="justify">Shortly after arriving and investigating, crews increased the attendance to a further 3 fire appliances, from Kingsbridge, Modbury and Plymstock, together with an incident command unit from Totnes, after confirming the barn, measuring 20m x 20m, contained marquees, generators and LPG cylinders. Asbestos was also believed to be involved. Crews used 3 compressed air foam jets and 1 ground monitor to initially fight the fire, whilst removing the gas cylinders. </p><p align="justify">Update 08:15hrs - This incident is still on going with crews making steady progress. They are currently at work with 2 compressed air foam jets. Further updates will follow when avail....... </p> </p><p>Crews have now scaled down to pumping appliance and one water carrier and good progress with extinguishing fire has been made. Cause of fire is till under investigation. </p><p>This entry will be updated as and when further information comes in. Incident still ongoing........................................... </p>

incident still ongoing with crews extinguishing with one hosereel jet.

Incident will be updated as and when further information becomes available. 

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