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Incident - Fire Chimney

Date: 07/02/2018
Time: 19:08
Location: Witheridge
Area: Central
County: Devon

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue received a call reporting a chimney fire involving a wood burner at the above location.

Fire control immediately mobilised one fire appliance from Witheridge to attend this incident.

On arrival the officer in charge confirmed a chimney fire involving a wood burner, the crew got to work with - chimney gear, thermal imaging camera and a 105 ladder.

Update 19:49

The officer in charge confirmed the roof beams were involved in the fire, crew got to work cutting away to expose timbers using small tools and one hose reel jet. The officer in charge requested another fire appliance to attend for further resources.

Fire control mobilised one fire appliance from Tiverton to assist at the incident.

The officer in charge has arranged a re visit at 23:00 for inspection.

Update 23:26

Fire now out and handed over to the occupier


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