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Incident - Fire in the open

Date: 23/05/2020
Time: 15:35
Location: Kingswear
Area: Western
County: Devon

Following numerous calls we have a number of appliances currently in the Kingswear area attending reports of a fire in the open, with a large amount of smoke in the area.

Crews are attempting to reach the fire from various directions and have requested the police helicopter to help with this incident.

Information will be updated as we receive it.

18:33hrs The incident commander requested a further two fire appliances to attend, making the total number off appliances in attendance up to six.

20:41 One fire crew remain on scene, with a watching brief to monitor the development and potential spread of the fire.  

08:09 24/05  Firefighting operations have continued throughout the night, increasing pumps in attendance to four along with one water carrier and an incident support unit.

16:15 Update - Crews have requested the assistance of a helicopter to assist with fighting the fire by dropping water.

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