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Incident - 4x4 Vehicle Fire

Date: 30/07/2018
Time: 09:31
Location: Holsworthy Beacon
Area: Central
County: Devon

A fire appliance from Holsworthy was mobilised following a call from the driver of a vehicle that had caught fire on A388.

Our crew arrived on scene within minutes of being mobilised and confirmed the 4x4 vehicle was well alight. They set to work extinguishing it with 1 hose reel jet and 2 breathing apparatus wearers. Police were requested at this time also for traffic control. By 10:07hrs the fire was under control, with them continuing to damp the vehicle down before making it and the scene safe.

By 10:20hrs the incident was complete and duty of care was left with the owner awaiting recovery and Police carrying out traffic duties. The vehicle was severely damaged by the fire, which started accidentally, but there no injuries or casualties.  

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