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Incident - Fire in a Pavilion - Final Update

Date: 13/07/2020
Time: 02:18
Location: Esplanade, Exmouth
Area: Central
County: Devon

Fire Engines from Exmouth, Danes Castle and Middlemoor as well as the Aerial Platform Ladder from Danes Castle, were all sent to a report of a fire within a pavilion.

On arrival crews confirmed there was smoke and flames issuing and requested further assistance. Another 2 Fire Engines from Topsham and Sidmouth, a Command Support Unit from Honiton and the Incident Support Unit from Bovey Tracey were also sent.

Crews are currently extinguishing the fire with Hose Reel Jets and Safety Jets.

Final update 04:30 hrs:

Crews have extinguished this fire now using 6 Breathing Apparatus, 3 Hose Reel Jets, 1 Safety Jet, and 3 Thermal Image Cameras. The fire was believed to have been started in an external bin storage and spread to the building. There was 10 per cent smoke and fire damage to the basement of the property and 20 per cent smoke and fire damage to the first floor. The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

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