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Incident - Telehandler Fire

Date: 17/02/2017
Time: 12:22
Location: A381 Stumpypost Cross, near Kingsbridge
Area: Western
County: Devon

The Fire Service received a call reporting a farm vehicle on fire at the above location.  Two fire appliances from Kingsbridge and Dartmouth attended.

Fire crews confirmed a fire involving a telehandler and requested the attendance of Police for traffic control.  The vehicle was extinguished by fire crews using two breathing apparatus wearers, one hose reel jet, a thermal image camera and small tools.  Thirty percent of the wiring of the vehicle was damaged by fire.  The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.

 

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