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Incident - Camper van fire - Update

Date: 13/02/2021
Time: 02:19
Location: Queens Avenue, Ilfracombe
Area: Central
County: Devon

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

One fire appliance from Ilfracombe was immediately mobilised by Fire Control.

On arrival, the Incident Commander confirmed there to be a camper van on fire and got crews to work to extinguish the fire using a hose reel jet, breathing apparatus and a thermal imaging camera. At this time the attendance was increased by a further fire appliance, also from Ilfracombe, to assist with water supply and compressed air foam.

The fire was thought to have started accidentally.

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