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Incident - Train fire

Date: 14/09/2017
Time: 04:59
Area: Central
County: Devon

Fire control received a call from a member of british rail stating that an empty passenger carriage was on fire.

5 pumps from in and around the Exeter area were mobilised plus several specialist supporting vehicles and several officers.

Upon arrival this was found to be a fire in the engine compartment of a parked up train. Crews used 2 breathing apparatus, 2 compressed air foam jets and one thermal image camera to extinguish.

Now scaled down, two crews remain on scene making locomotive and area safe and making up their equipment.

No further details for this incident. 


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