Kingskerswell Flat Fire - Update

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(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

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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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