Fire crews called to Ellacombe fire

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The fire service was called to reports of a fire in Victoria Road, Torquay earlier this evening.

Three fire engines from Torquay and Paignton were mobilised to the fire just before 7pm.

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Fire crews at the scene

A spokesperson for the fire service said: “On arrival crews discovered there was a fire in a ground floor flat of the three storey building which was used as a retail shop and flats.

“Crews used four breathing apparatus, one covering jet, one hose reel jet, thermal imaging camera and positive pressure ventilation to extinguish the fire”

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