Derelict building fire at West Down

  Posted: 10.07.20 at 20:35 by The Editor

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Date: 10.07.2020
Time: 17:40
Location: West Down

A fire appliance from Braunton, one from Ilfracombe and one from Barnstaple, along with the aerial ladder platform from Barnstaple attended reports of a fire at a public house in West Down. Upon arrival crews confirmed there was smoke and flames issuing and quickly requested a further appliance from Barnstaple to attend.

Crews got to work using 4 breathing apparatus, 2 hose reel jets, 1 safety jet and 1 covering jet to extinguish the fire.

Police were requested to close the road and Highways have been informed of this incident. Western Power were also requested and are in attendance to isolate the electrics. 

This incident is ongoing and will be updated as further information is received.

Posted on: 9 July 2020

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