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Incident - Combine Harvester fire

Date: 01/09/2017
Time: 14:51
Location: Exmouth road, Lympstone. Devon
Area: Central
County: Devon

Four fire appliances from Exmouth, Middlemoor and Topsham plus 2 specialist officers were mobilised to a combine harvester on fire and 6 acres of corn.

Whilst attempting to extinguish the Combine harvester  and corn crews assisted by the farmer also managed to create a fire break in the corn to stop the fire spread. 

4 hosereel jets, beaters, 2 breathing apparatus, water bowser and nearby hydrant were used to extinguish fire.

Having spent the last 2 hours damping area down, crews have now made up their equipment and returning to their respective home stations.

Cause of fire was accidental

Incident now closed. 

 

 

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