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Incident - Tractor Fire

Date: 08/07/2018
Time: 18:24
Location: Blackmoor Gate to Rowley Gate, Parracombe
Area: Central
County: Devon

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue received a call reporting a tractor on fire in a field with livestock in at the above location.

Fire control immediately mobilised one fire appliance from Lynton and one fire appliance from Porlock to attend this incident.

On arrival the officer in charge confirmed one tractor in field well alight and crews were at work with two breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

On the arrival of Porlock firefighters arrived the crews utilised their Compressed Air Foam System to extinguish the fire.

The officer in charge confirmed the tractor and a mower was severely damaged by fire.

This was believed to be an accidental ignition.

These were the final details.

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