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Commercial Services
Fire Appliance
Incident - Car Fire

Date: 14/06/2018
Time: 17:22
Location: M5 Southbound Between J30 Sandygate and J31 Pearces Hill
Area: Central
County: Devon

2 fire appliances from Middlemoor and Danes Castle were mobilised to a 4x4 with smoke issuing on the hard shoulder, following multiple calls from the driver of the vehicle and passing motorists.

The first crew arrived on scene within minutes of the initial call and confirmed the vehicle was well alight. They set to work extinguishing it with 2 BA wearers and 1 hose reel jet using compressed air foam.

The incident was under control by 1802hrs and duty of care was left with the owner, awaiting recovery, as the vehicle was left severely damaged.  

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