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Fire Appliance
Incident - Fire in the Open

Date: 05/12/2019
Time: 23:12
Location: Combe Martin, Devon
Area: Central
County: Devon

Fire Control received a call reporting a fire at the above location.

Fire engines from Combe Martin, Ilfracombe, and Barnstaple were quickly mobilised to the scene.

Upon arrival crews made up for an additional fire engine from Barnstaple for manpower and got to work extinguishing the fire. 

Crews confirmed on scene that the cause of the fire was a bonfire out of control which had spread to nearby storage containers and a shed that were 100% damaged by fire. Crews used 2 hose reel jets, 2 main jets, 1 thermal imaging camera, 2 breathing apparatus, and 1 fog spike to extinguish the fire.

The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.

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