Property fire:Caravan / camping; Somewhere in EX38 8; 10-Jul-2022 21:54:28


Property fire

9.54pm - 10 July 2022
Last updated
11.56pm - 18 July 2022
Incident type
Caravan / camping
Great Torrington
Attending station

Two fire appliances from Torrington and Bideford attended Mill Street Taddiport after numerous calls to report a caravan on fire near cars parked in Taddiport.

On arrival crews confirmed there was a caravan completely destroyed by fire and 1 car was now involved in the fire. Two breathing apparatus sets, one hose reel jet, one dry powder extinguisher and a thermal imaging camera was used to extinguish the fire. The water supply was supplemented by a hydrant in the street. 

By 22:28 the fire was extinguished and breathing apparatus was discontinued. Crews continued to dampen down using one hose reel jet supplemented from the hydrant. 

The caravan was 100% damaged by fire, one small vehicle and one 4x4 vehicle was also involved in fire and had 50% damage. 

Police were also on scene at the incident. 

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