Kingskerswell Flat Fire - Update

(Last Updated On: August 8, 2014)

The Fire service were called to a flat fire in Kingskerswell this afternoon (7 August)

Fire Control received multiple calls to a report of a flat on fire just after 3.30pm


Appliances from Torquay and Newton Abbot were mobilised to the incident.

On arrival the crews reported that smoke was issuing and there were possible persons inside the property.

A further appliance was requested which was mobilised from Paignton.  The incident command unit from Totnes with a support pump from Buckfastleigh were also mobilised.

The fire involved a tumble dryer in a bathroom of a 1st floor flat which then spread to the roof space.

The crews located and damped down fire and hotspots using 2 breathing apparatus and 1 hosereel jet.

The Road was closed temporarily whilst the incident was dealt with.

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