Fire at Paignton Zoo

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Fire Control mobilised 2 appliances from Paignton to attend reports of a chip pan fire within a catering unit within Paignton Zoo.

Crews used 2 Breathing Apparatus, 1 hose reel jet and 1 dry powder extinguisher to extinguish the fire involving an electrical deep fat fryer and other electrical equipment. A positive pressure ventilation fan was also used to rid the property of smoke. Crews set about cutting away and damping down. The cause of the fire was accidental.

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