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Commercial Services
Fire Appliance
Incident - Car Fire

Date: 26/08/2018
Time: 19:20
Location: Westerland, Marldon
Area: Western
County: Devon

A fire appliance from Paignton was mobilised following a call from the Police requesting our attendance for a car fire in a layby outside a Christmas tree farm.

The fire, which started accidentally, was located under the bonnet of the privately owned car and was extinguished using 1 hose reel jet and 2 breathing apparatus wearers. The bonnet was 100% damaged by fire, with the remainder of the vehicle sustaining 30% damage by fire. Once the vehicle and scene had been made safe, duty of care was left the Police.  

 

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