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Incident - Fire in Commercial Storage Unit

Date: 06/06/2018
Time: 20:15
Location: Mannings Yard, Exeter Road, Dawlish
Area: Western
County: Devon

One fire appliance from Dawlish along with two appliances from Teignmouth were mobilised to a report of a fire at the above location.

The incident involved a fire in a timber commercial storage unit, approximately 8m x 8m, 2 boats and the remaining contents were also severely damaged by fire.  5 gas cylinders were removed to safety but not affected by fire; these were cooled and monitored for precaution and checked with a thermal image camera.  Approximately 25% of a metal shipping container, containing clothing, was also severely damaged by fire. 4 breathing apparatus wearers, 1 jet, 1 hr jet, 1 safety jet were used to extinguish the fire and 2 thermal image cameras to check for hotspots. The cause of the fire was believed to be accidental.   

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