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Incident - Dustbin Lorry Fire

Date: 26/03/2020
Time: 11:43
Location: Redhills, Exeter
Area: Central
County: Devon

Fire engines from Danes Castle and Middlemoor along with a water carrier also from Danes Castle were sent to a report of a dustbin lorry on fire outside properties at the above location.

Drivers and staff were in attendance with the vehicle and on arrival the crews confirmed that there was a small fire in the engine compartment.  They used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire and a thermal imaging camera to check for any further heat spread.

Duty of care of the vehicle was then left with the lorry staff. 


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