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Incident - Tower light generator fire

Date: 14/09/2017
Time: 00:13
Location: A39 Summerville Cross
Area: Central
County: Devon

One appliance from Hartland and one appliance from Bude, Cornwall attended this fire.

This was a large tower lighting generator which was well alight when the fire service arrived. 4 breathing apparatus one hose reel jet, one covering jet, 4 litres of foam concentrate and one thermal imaging camera.

It took both crews over one hour to fully extinguish this fire, the stop message coming in at 01.45hrs. The cause of the fire was accidental and damage to the lighting tower was severe.

There are no further details for this incident and incident is now closed. 

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