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Incident - Tractor Fire

Date: 22/06/2017
Time: 21:26
Location: B3212, Bughead Cross, Moretonhampstead
Area: Western
County: Devon

Fire appliances from Moretonhampstead and Chagford were sent to a tractor fire. 

On arrival crews discovered a tractor well alight with diesel running towards a water course.  They requested the environmental unit from North Tawton.

The tractor was 100% damaged by fire.  Firefighters used 1 hose reel and a foam jet to extinguish the fire and wore 4 breathing apparatus sets. Oil booms and absorbent matting was used to protect a water course from diesel and water runoff. 

The fire was recorded as accidental.

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