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Commercial Services
Fire Appliance
Incident - Dangerous Structures

Date: 08/01/2019
Time: 19:15
Location: Elm Close, Broadclyst
Area: Central
County: Devon

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received a call from Police requesting the fire service attend at the above location for a potential dangerous structure.

Fire control mobilised one fire appliance from Middlemoor, One fire appliance from Danes Castle and a duty officer to attend.

On arrival the incident commander confirmed a gas canister located on a gas fire had combusted in the living room causing structural damage to the property. 

The crews got to work isolating the gas mains and ensuring the property was safe. 

The incident commander would like to highlight the importance of placing gas canisters and aerosols away from any source of heat to prevent an incident occurring like this one.

These were the final details.

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