Posted: 17.11.19 at 08:48 by The Editor
Fire Control received a call reporting smoke coming from an electrical cupboard within a residential home in Halwill earlier this morning.
Fire engines from Holsworthy, Hatherleigh , Okehampton and an Aerial Ladder Platform from Danes Castle were quickly mobilised and soon arrived on scene. Upon arrival, crews confirmed that smoke was issuing from a ground floor electrical cupboard .
Crews got to work using 2 x breathing apparatus, 1 x hose reel jet, 1 x covering jet and 1 x dry powder extinguisher and were able to extinguisher the fire.
The cause of the fire was accidental and crews left the incident with Western Power.