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Incident - Car Fire

Date: 04/08/2020
Time: 02:21
Location: Leechwell Lane, Totnes
Area: Western
County: Devon

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received numerous calls from members of the public reporting a car on fire in a car park at the above location.

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

On arrival, the Incident Commander confirmed that one car was well alight and beginning to affect two other vehicles. Crews quickly got to work to extinguish the fire using breathing apparatus, a hose reel jet, a thermal imaging camera and small tools.

The fire caused severe damage to one vehicle and slight damage to two nearby vehicles. Police were informed and attended as the fire was suspected to have been started deliberately.

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