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Commercial Services
Fire Appliance
Incident - Car Fire

Date: 14/04/2019
Time: 23:52
Location: Torquay Road, Newton Abbot
Area: Western
County: Devon

A fire appliance from Newton Abbot was initially mobilised to deal with a car which had caught fire whilst being driven. Calls were received from the driver, police and ambulance service.

On arrival our crew confirmed the vehicle was well alight and increased the attendance by a further fire appliance from Newton Abbot, for water. Crews made steady progress and had the fire under control at 00:40hrs, using 2 breathing apparatus, 1 hose reel jet, small tools and an environmental pack to protect the scene from escaping fluids. Once the fire was extinguished and scene made safe, duty of care was left with the driver awaiting recovery. There were no casualties and this incident is now complete.  

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