Shed Fire at Simmons Way, Okehampton

  Posted: 07.05.20 at 14:54 by The Editor

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Date: 07.05.2020
Time: 11:31
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.

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