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Commercial Services
Fire Appliance
Incident - Fire in a commercial building

Date: 15/04/2019
Time: 12:04
Location: Paris Street, Exeter
Area: Central
County: Devon

Fire Control mobilised one appliance each from Danes Castle, Middlemoor and Topsham stations along with the aerial ladder from Danes Castle to a reported lift shaft fire in a commercial building.

On arrival they reported a strong smell of burning in the lift shaft but no obvious sign of fire. 

Further investigation discovered a small fire involving paper on top of a filter coffee machine. Firefighters removed the smouldering paper using gloves and a chimney bucket and damped it down outside.

Smoke was removed using a positive pressure ventilation fan. 

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