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Incident - Domestic Fire

Date: 11/07/2020
Time: 10:37
Location: Torquay
Area: Western
County: Devon

Earlier this morning, fire control received a call to a domestic fire in the above location.

Two fire engines from Torquay, and one fire engine from Paignton were quickly mobilised to the scene. On arrival, crews found smoke and flames issuing from a garage attached to a domestic property.  A second fire engine from Paignton was mobilised to the scene at that time.

Crews used 4 breathing apparatus, 1 attack jet, 3 hose reel jets, 2 triple extension ladders, 1 thermal imaging camera, and water from street hydrants in order to tackle and extinguish the fire. The garage was severely damaged by fire and the fire spread to the fascia and soffits of the house. The fire is believed to be accidental.


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