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Incident - Camper Van Fire

Date: 31/05/2021
Time: 14:10
Location: A361 Bolham to Gornhay Cross, Tiverton, Devon.
Area: Central
County: Devon

Several calls were received by Fire Control to reports of a fire on the A361 near Tiverton.

2 fire engines from Tiverton and 1 from Cullompton were sent to the location.

On arrival, crews confirmed this to be a camper van, well alight.

Crews got to work with 2 breathing apparatus wearers and 2 hose reel jets to get the fire under control.

This was a fire involving a camper van, which was fully involved in fire on the main A361.  1 LPG cylinder was removed and deemed safe.  The fire was extinguished using 2 BA wearers, 2 hose reel jets and 1 dry powder extinguisher. 

The vehicle was 90% damaged by fire and the cause was accidental. 

 

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