Fire crews from across South Devon attend railway embankment fire

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(Last Updated On: June 9, 2021)

Fire crews from across the area attended an embankment fire near Goodrington, Paignton yesterday 8 June.

The incident happened by Saltern Cove around 4.15pm. Two fire engines initially attended, with further appliances from Paignton, Torquay, Brixham, Ivybridge, and Totnes also being mobilised to the scene. A railway water bowser was also on scene to assist with extinguishing the fire.

Smoke could be seen from around Torbay.

The fire is believed to be accidental.

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