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Incident - Vehicle Fire

Date: 08/07/2018
Time: 17:20
Location: M5 North between Junction 27 and junction 26
Area: Central
County: Devon

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue received multiple calls reporting a car fire at the above location.

Fire control immediately mobilised one fire appliance from Cullompton and one fire appliance from Tiverton to attend this incident.

On arrival the officer in charge confirmed one vehicle on the hard shoulder well alight. The crews got to work using two breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.

The officer in charge confirmed eighty percent of the vehicle was damaged by fire. The crew extinguished the fire using two breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets and hydraulic cutting equipment to prevent fire spread.

This was believed to be accidental ignition.

These were the final details.  


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