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Dawlish News
Dawlish News
22 Oct 2018 08:39

The enormous fire at the Victorian carriage and repair shed near Newton Abbot train station was so big it could be seen from miles around - from Dartmoor to the north and Torquay to the south.

Fire crews from Newton Abbot and Torquay were called to the derelict building and quickly requested assistance from crews at Paignton, Bovey Tracey, Totnes, Danes Castle and Teignmouth.

At 6.30pm relief crews from Ivybridge, Topsham, Dawlish, Princetown, Tavistock, Taunton, Honiton, Middlemoor, Torquay and Paignton arrived.

Read more...https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/everything-know-huge-newton-abbot-2132362

DEEDOODLE
DEEDOODLE
22 Oct 2018 15:51

i would't be surprised if there was an awful lot of asbestos went up into the atmosphere during this fire, considering the age of the building. I may be wrong!

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S
S
22 Oct 2018 16:36

@DEEDOODLE they said that maybe the case on the local news this morning :-(

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