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Fire Appliance
Incident - Shed Fire

Date: 07/05/2020
Time: 11:31
Location: Simmons Way, Okehampton
Area: Central
County: Devon

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received calls from members of the public reporting a fire in the garden of a property which had spread to their shed.

Two fire appliances from Okehampton were immediately mobilised by Fire Control.

On arrival the Incident Commander confirmed that a garden shed and two conifer trees were well alight and got crews to work to extinguish the fire using two hose reel jets and a thermal imaging camera.

The fire caused 50% damage to the shed and 100% damage to the trees. One male was treated by paramedics for smoke inhalation and burns.

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