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Commercial Services
Fire Appliance
Incident - Fire Vehicle

Date: 03/09/2017
Time: 22:36
Location: Trinity Way, Minehead
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

The Fire Service were called to reports of a vehicle on fire.  Fire Control mobilised one appliance from Minehead to attend this incident.

Upon arrival crews confirmed small fire under car bonnet, crews got to work using one hose reel jet and two breathing apparatus, together with small tools to disconnect the battery.  Crews still at work damping down for a further 5 minutes.   The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental due to engine fault.  The fire was confined to the engine bay, damage was 10% to engine bay due to fire damage.

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