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Dawlish News

Dawlish News
Dawlish News
05 Apr 2013 09:48

Call received from staff at the Langstone Cliff Hotel, Warren Road in Dawlish Warren, Devon to reports of a fire at the rear of the premises.

1 fire appliance from Dawlish and 1 from Teignmouth were mobilised to the incident.

On arrival crews found a fire at the rear of the Hotel involving the plant room, chimney flue and a flat roof measuring approx 100m by 40m. Crews requested further assistance. 2 fire appliances from Torquay and 1 from Paignton were mobilised along with a command unit and support pump from Totnes and an aerial ladder platfrom from Exeter Danes Castle.

Crews extinguished the fire using 6 breathing appartus wearers, 2 hose reel jets, 1 safety jet, 1 covering jet, thermal imaging camera, small tools and 2 short extension ladders. This incident also contained asbestos which was dealt with locally.

The cause of the fire was accidental and duty of care was left with hotel staff.

05 Apr 2013 20:01


I think the Langstone Cliff Hotel were very lucky to have a fire engine able to turn up 

as it seems some units were doing a Dick Van Dyke over a bloody seagull.

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