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Incident - Vehicle Fire

Date: 17/04/2017
Time: 14:57
Location: Holdstone Down, Devon
Area: Central
County: Devon

A fire engine from Combe Martin was sent to a report of a vehicle on fire on the main road near Holdstone Down.

On arrival the crew requested the attendance of another fire engine as the fire had spread to open gorse land and there was also a running fuel fire.  This fire engine was sent from Ilfracombe.

The crews worked using a breathing apparatus wearer and a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.  Approximately 50 square meters of gorse was destroyed along with the vehicle being severely damaged.

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