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Incident - Boat Fire

Date: 26/05/2017
Time: 14:34
Location: Torquay Marina, Torquay
Area: Western
County: Devon

Fire Control received several calls reporting a boat on fire in the marina. One Fire Engine from Torquay and one from Paignton were sent. On arrival crews confirmed this was 2 speed boats well alight and requested further assistance. Another Fire Engine from Torquay and one from Paignton were sent.

Crews used 3 hose reel jets, 1 main jet and 2 breathing apparatus to extinguish the fires. One speed boat was 90 per cent destroyed by fire and the other 20 per cent damaged by fire. The cause of the fire was accidental. Crews also assisted the Harbour Master in removing the boats from the Marina. 

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