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Incident - Small fire in Telephone Exchange building

Date: 08/09/2017
Time: 18:41
Location: Pixon Lane, Tavistock
Area: Western
County: Devon

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received a call reporting an alarm sounding at the location above.

A Fire appliance from Tavistock was immediately mobilised to investigate.

On arrival, the Officer in charge confirmed there were no initial signs of fire, but entered the property to investigate.


Crews confirmed there was a smell of electrical burning on the first floor of the property.

Crews investigated with thermal imaging cameras and gas monitoring equipment to locate the source of the smell of burning.

It was discovered that there had been a small electrical overheating which had activated the alarms.


Crews left the scene safe.

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