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Incident - Large Vehicle Fire

Date: 31/08/2018
Time: 14:50
Location: Fore Street, North Molton
Area: Central
County: Devon

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received multiple calls to a vehicle fire at the above location.

Fire control immediately mobilised one fire appliance from South Molton and one fire appliance from Barnstaple to attend this incident.

On arrival the officer in charge confirmed one tractor and trailer well alight on the highway with a fifty metre running fuel fire. Crews got to work extinguishing the fire using breathing apparatus, compressed air foam and a thermal imaging camera. The crews utilised the use of a street hydrant for water.

The officer in charge deemed the cause of the fire to be accidental.

These were the final details.

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