Crews tackle double decker bus fire

News Desk
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Posted Sunday, September 3, 2017 - 9:47am

Fire crews tackled a blaze in a double decker bus in Exeter last night.

The Fire Service Control Room received numerous calls report a large vehicle fire and two appliances from Exeter were mobilised to the incident.

Crews located a double decker bus well alight and immediately got to work using two breathing apparatus and two compressed air foam jets.  All passengers were free and clear of the vehicle.

Steady progress was made with the fire, the vehicle was 70% destroyed by fire 2500l of water and 14l of foam was used to extinguish the fire.

The incident happened at 7.44pm on A379 at Peamore.

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