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Incident - Tractor Fire

Date: 29/06/2018
Time: 16:12
Location: Road from Beerash Cross to Post Box, Cadeleigh.
Area: Central
County: Devon

The Fire Service were called to reports of a Tractor on fire at the above location. One fire appliance from Witheridge and both fire appliances from Crediton were mobilised to this incident.

Once the crew got in attendance the officer in charge confirmed this to be a Forage Harvester well alight. The officer in charge requested the attendance of the water bowser to this incident. Fire control mobilised the water bowser from Barnstaple.

The crew got to work immediately to extinguish the fire with the use of 2 compressed air foam jets, 2 main jets and thermal imaging camera. The Harvester was severely damaged by fire and the cause of this fire is believed to be accidental. Once the crew made the area safe and ensured the fire was fully extinguished, the crew returned home station.

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