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Fire crews tackle blaze in Dawlish

By HeraldExpress  |  Posted: January 16, 2013


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FIRE crews from Dawlish, Teignmouth and Torquay have this morning been dealing with a roof fire in East Cliff Close in Dawlish.

An Incident Command Unit from Totnes and an aerial ladder platform from Torquay are also at the scene. 

The incident was reported just after 9am and by 9:36am crews were using six breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets.

Ambulance was requested due to two contractors suffering from smoke inhalation.

The fire service has said: "The is a building approximately 11 metres by 10 metres used as a two storey residential property. 100% of the roof is involved in the fire which crews are currently trying to extinguish using two main jets, one hose reel jet and breathing apparatus."

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