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Fire Appliance
Incident - Commercial building

Date: 07/07/2020
Time: 09:59
Location: South Molton
Area: Central
County: Devon

Fire in a commercial building in South Molton involving the hydraulic press. Crews used two hose reels and one safety jet to deal with fire. Crews are now dealing with hotspots and taking temperature readings. 

 This incident has now scaled down. At its height there were Six Fire Engines from South Molton, Barnstaple, Witheridge, Combe Martin and Torrington, as well as two Aerial Platform Ladders from Barnstaple and Danes Castle, a Command Unit from Ilfracombe and Welfare Pod from Burnham on Sea.

The fire involved a Hydraulic chip board press and wood dust factory building. Crews used Hose Reel Jets and Safety Jets to extinguish the fire. Fire crews have left the scene but will attend later this evening to make a final inspection. 

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