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Commercial Services
Fire Appliance
Incident - Vehicle and Building Fire

Date: 07/01/2018
Time: 20:51
Location: King Street, Newton Abbot
Area: Western
County: Devon

One fire appliance from Newton Abbot attended the above location and on arrival declared the vehicle was well alight. A further appliance was requested which also came from Newton Abbot.

The fire was involving two vehicles and had spread to an adjacent storage building. Crews got to work using two breathing apparatus sets, one hose reel jet and one main jet.  

The building was heavily smoke logged and breathing apparatus was increased to four and hose reel jets increased to two. The vehicles, one commercial small vehicle and a private car were severely damaged. External fittings of the building were slightly damaged by fire, 5% of the storage container damaged by fire and 30% smoke damage.

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