Exmouth firefighters among crews to tackle Exeter stove factory blaze

PUBLISHED: 12:35 15 June 2010 | UPDATED: 11:33 18 June 2010

Exmouth firefighters were among eight crews who on Monday night tackled a blaze which broke out in an Exeter stove factory.

Exmouth firefighters were among eight crews who on Monday night tackled a blaze which broke out in an Exeter stove factory.

Crews from Exmouth, Exeter, Topsham, Crediton and Ottery St Mary were called to Stovax, in Harrier Way, Sowton, Exeter, shortly before 9pm.

Exeter City Council was notified when minor asbestos was reported in the building's structure.

Firefighters wore breathing apparatus while tackling the blaze.

The incident command vehicle was also sent from Exmouth fire station.

Later the incident was scaled down to one appliance.


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