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Incident - Abandoned Car Fire

Date: 09/08/2018
Time: 22:02
Location: Balls Hill, Montacute
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

A fire appliance from Yeovil attended an abandoned car, at the top of Windmill Lane and Balls Hill, that had been deliberately set on fire.

On arrival the vehicle was well alight, but crews soon had the fire under control, confirming it had been extinguished at 22:29hrs. A single BA wearer, 1 hose reel jet and small tools were used to extinguish the fire and make the vehicle safe, before duty of care was left with the Police. The car was 80% damaged by fire.

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