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Commercial Services
Fire Appliance
Incident - Roof Fire

Date: 19/06/2017
Time: 10:54
Location: Northfield, Musbury
Area: Central
County: Devon

Three appliances were mobilised one from Axminster, Colyton and Seaton following a report to the Fire Service Control Room of a roof fire at the above location.

On arrival at the scene crew confirmed there was smoke and flames issuing from the property.

Update 11:21

An additional appliance has been requested to attend the scene, one appliance from Lyme Regis has been alerted. 

Update 11:28

Crew at work internally and externally to extinguish a fire involving the roof currently using six breathing apparatus, two thermal imaging cameras, two hose reel jets, one main jet and one safety jet.

Additional properties are being checked by fire service and utilities have been isolated.

Update 11:29

Ambulance has been requested for one person suffering from smoke inhalation and a small burn to left foot.

Update 11:43

Crew have requested the attendance of the Red Cross Fire and Emergency Support Service.

Update 12:10

The fire has now been contained, crews at work removing roof tiles and checking for an hot spots. adjacent properties are continuing to be checked and ventilated.

Update 14:07

Fire in the roof space of three adjoining properties extinguished using six breathing apparatus, three thermal image cameras, one jet, two hose reels, roof and short extension ladders.

One female treated for minor burns and smoke inhalation by ambulance personnel.

These are the final details of the incident. 


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