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Incident - Boat Fire

Date: 01/12/2018
Time: 06:33
Location: Brixham Marina, Berry Head Road, Brixham, Devon
Area: Western
County: Devon

2 Fire appliances from Brixham and an Officer were mobilised to the above location to reports of an incident involving a boat in the marina.

On arrival, crews confirmed there to be a fire in the bedroom of the 54 foot vessel involving a mattress.  2 further appliances were requested, these were sent on from Paignton.

This was a fire involving the bed and mattress in the cabin of the 54 motor yacht, 100% destroyed by heat and fire.  The cabin sustained 50% damage by heat and smoke.  The fire was extinguished using 1 hose reel jet, 1 main jet, 1 light portable pump, 2 breathing apparatus wearers and 2 thermal imaging cameras.

4 people were checked over for slight smoke inhalation by Ambulance crews.

The cause of the fire was accidental. 

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