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Incident - Domestic Fire

Date: 08/02/2019
Time: 15:54
Location: Manor Close, Seaton
Area: Central
County: Devon

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received a call from a careline reporting alarms sounding at the property.

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

On arrival the incident commander promptly requested additional appliances to attend this incident due to smoke issuing from the property. The incident commander also requested the attendance of an ambulance for one male suffering from smoke inhalation.

Fire control mobilised one fire appliance from Axminster, one fire appliance from Lyme Regis, an aerial ladder platform from Danes Castle and a duty officer to attend this incident.

The incident commander tasked a breathing apparatus team to enter the property to locate the fire, the crew confirmed a small fire in a waste bin and removed the bin to the fresh air. The apartment was heavily smoke logged.

The crew used a positive pressure ventilation fan to remove the smoke from the property.

The incident commander confirmed this to be an accidental fire which cause forty percent fire damage to the waste bin and ten percent smoke damage to the property.

These were the final details.

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