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Incident - Large Vehicle Fire

Date: 24/06/2017
Time: 14:04
Location: Road from Old Thatch Inn, Cheriton Bishop
Area: Central
County: Devon

Fire Control received a report of a tractor on fire at the above location.

Crews from Danes castle and Moretonhampstead were mobilised.

Upon arrival crews  confirmed one tractor and one trailer carrying hay was well alight.

Crews used 2 breathing apparatus and 2 hose reel jets, one compressed air foam jet to extinguish the fire.

The cause was accidental and there was 100% fire damage to the trailer and 8 bales of hay, approx. 6m by 3m of highway damaged by heat, 10m of hedgerow damaged by fire.



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