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Incident - Coach Fire

Date: 05/02/2018
Time: 16:28
Location: A380B Ashcombe Cross
Area: Western
County: Devon

The Fire Service received numerous calls reporting a coach on fire on the above road.

Appliances from Teignmouth and Newton Abbot were mobilised to the incident along with the water foam carrier from Exeter.

The vehicle had been transporting local school children who were moved to safety whilst crews got to work using two breathing apparatus, a hose reel jet and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire. 

The engine compartment was severely damaged by fire  

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