New years eve firework starts hotel roof fire

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(Last Updated On: January 4, 2017)

The Fire Service received a call reporting a fire on the roof of a hotel in Dartmouth at around 00:55hrs this morning (1st January)

3 appliances from Dartmouth, Totnes and Kingsbridge were mobilized to the Royal Castle Hotel, The Quay Dartmouth.

A spokesperson for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service:
“On arrival crews confirmed a firework container had landed on top of the hotel roof and caused a small fire. Crews gained access to the roof using Safety at Height equipment, buckets of water, a Stirrup pump and a Thermal Imaging Camera to extinguish the fire,”

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