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Incident - Fire Vehicle Large

Date: 17/03/2017
Time: 10:58
Location: Upcott Woods,High Bickington
Area: Central
County: Devon

The Fire Service were called to reports of an excavator on fire in the woods.  Fire Control mobilised two appliances from Torrington and Barnstaple to attend this incident.

Upon arrival crews confirmed one excavator to be well alight within the woods.  Crews got to work with two breathing apparatus,  (CAFS) compressed air foam and one dry powder extinguisher.  The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental, the excavator was severely damaged by fire.

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