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Incident - Fire in the open

Date: 10/07/2020
Time: 16:19
Location: East Sherford
Area: Western
County: Devon

Fire control received numerous calls to a fire and large plume of smoke in East Sherford and a fire appliance from Plympton was assigned. Whilst en route the Plympton appliance  requested a further 2 fire appliances from Greenbank and a water foam carrier from Plympton to attend.

Upon arrival crews confirmed the fire was involving tyres and garden waste and got to work extinguishing the fire using 2 breathing apparatus and a compressed air foam jet. A further appliance was requested and sent from Crownhill.

Crews also used 1 hose reel jet and 1 triple extension ladder and small tools to dampen down and turn over.

18:30 Update - Two fire appliances from Greenbank have now been stood down from this incident and a fire appliance from Plymstock is attending to supply additional compressed air foam. Crews continue to dampen down and turn over.

21:30 Update - Crews have now extinguished the fire and all fire appliances have now come away from this incident.

These are the full and final details of the incident. 

 

 

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