Exmouth firefighters tackle Eurotech fire

PUBLISHED: 13:57 17 August 2009 | UPDATED: 11:38 10 June 2010

FIREFIGHTERS from Exmouth were called to Eurotech on Monday morning after a small fire broke out in the production line machinery.

FIREFIGHTERS from Exmouth were called to Eurotech on Monday morning after a small fire broke out in the production line machinery.

The crews arrived at the Salterton Road plant shortly before 10.30am, following reports a smoke alarm was sounding.

When the firefighters arrived they found a fire had broken out in the machinery, and involved molten solder.

The firefighters wore breathing apparatus and began tackling the flames with a fire extinguisher.

A fire brigade spokesperson said: "Steady progress was being made using on-site firefighting medium and breathing apparatus increased to four.

"One hose reel and a thermal imaging camera was in use.

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