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Incident - Garage Fire

Date: 18/07/2019
Time: 14:52
Location: Efford Crescent, Plymouth
Area: Western
County: Devon

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received a call from a member of the public reporting a fire involving a property at the above location.

Two fire appliances from Plymstock and Camels Head were immediately mobilised by Fire Control.

On arrival, the Incident Commander confirmed that a bonfire, which was out of control had spread to nearby garages and quickly got crews to work to tackle the fire with hose reel jets and breathing apparatus and requested the assistance of two further appliances from Yelverton and Plympton.

An ambulance was also requested to treat a male casualty for burns to both arms and smoke inhalation.

The fire caused 100% damage to one garage and 50% damage to another.  

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