Posted: 07.05.20 at 14:54 by The Editor
Location: Simmons Way, Okehampton
Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received calls from members of the public reporting a fire in the garden of a property which had spread to their shed.
Two fire appliances from Okehampton were immediately mobilised by Fire Control.
On arrival the Incident Commander confirmed that a garden shed and two conifer trees were well alight and got crews to work to extinguish the fire using two hose reel jets and a thermal imaging camera.
The fire caused 50% damage to the shed and 100% damage to the trees. One male was treated by paramedics for smoke inhalation and burns.