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Incident - Fire Domestic

Date: 16/07/2019
Time: 17:39
Location: Avenue Road, Torquay
Area: Western
County: Devon

The Fire Service were called to a report of smoke coming from an extension of a property at the above location. Two fire engines from Torquay were mobilised to this incident along with a supporting officer.  On arrival crews requested a further fire engine which proceeded from Paignton and an aerial ladder platform which proceeded from Torquay.

This was a fire involving an electrical fuse board in a two storey property.  Extinguished using four breathing apparatus, one thermal imaging camera, one hose reel jet, one safety jet, two short extension ladders and a positive pressure fan. 40% fire damage and 50% smoke damage to the first floor.  The cause of the fire was accidental.

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