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Incident - Industrial Fire

Date: 07/03/2021
Time: 11:29
Location: Blatchcombe, Paignton
Area: Western
County: Devon

Crews from Paignton, Torquay, Brixham, Totnes, and Danes Castle attended a fire in a single storey industrial building being used as a casting factory. The fire involved photovoltaic cells on the roof of the building. An aerial ladder platform and water bowser attended to aid the progress of the crews who extinguished the fire using two breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet, one safety jet, two thermal imaging cameras, and one positive pressure ventilation fan. This was accidental and the building suffered 10% smoke and fire damage.

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