Incident

Vehicle fire

Date
7.25pm - 13 September 2021
Last updated
10.45pm - 13 September 2021
Status
Closed
Incident type
Large
Location
Barnstaple
Attending station
Barnstaple

Fire control recieved reports of a domestic property fire at theb above location, however as further calls came into the control room it was quickly established that the fire was infact involving a vehicle in a courtyard near to some propreties. 

Fire control immediately mobilised 2 Fire Appliances and a supporting officer to this incident. 

Once on scene crews confirmed this to be a fire involving multiple vehicle and immediately got to work to suppress the fire and protect surrounding properties. 

Crews succesfully extinguished the fire using 

  • 1 Cafs Jet 
  • 1 45mm main jet  
  • 1 Hose Reel Jet

The fire cause 100% damage to a pick up truck and a mini digger, a 3 tonne digger was 50% damaged by fire and there was also a 5 tonne digger involved which was also 50% damaged by fire, this incident was believed to have been accidental. 
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