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Fire Appliance
Incident - Vehicle Fire

Date: 01/08/2020
Time: 15:48
Location: Pankhurst Close, Exmouth, Devon.
Area: Central
County: Devon

Several calls were received by Fire Control reporting smoke at the above location, possibly coming from a building.

2 Fire engines from Exmouth, 1 from Exeter Middlemoor and the aerial ladder platform from Exeter Danes Castle were sent to the area.

On arrival, crews confirmed this to be a vehicle fire, well alight, which had spread to a commercial property.

Crews got to work using 2 breathing apparatus wearers, 2 hose reel jets and 1 covering jet.  The vehicle was 100% damaged by fire and the building sustained approx. 5% to windows and cladding.

The cause was believed to be deliberate.

Police also attended. 

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