Car destroyed and beach huts damaged in Paignton crash

(Last Updated On: April 8, 2015)

Emergency services were called to Paignton today after a car crashed into a beach hut on Marine Parade and caught fire.

The incident, which happened at around 11.30 am saw a car destroyed and beach huts were damaged in the blaze.


The car following the fire. Photo Credit: Becky Snell

Paramedics treated one of the occupants of the car, a 76 year old at the scene for minor injuries. The other occupant, a 73 year old is not thought to have been injured.

A fire service spokesperson said:
“On arrival crews confirmed the car and beach hut were well alight, and got to work with two breathing apparatus sets and one hose reel jet,”



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