Late-night fire in Exmouth damages motorhome

A MOTORHOME was severely damaged as a result of a blaze which spread to a two storey building in Exmouth. Two fire crews were called to the incident in Maer Road, last Thursday, January 28, at around 11pm. A spokesperson from the fire authority said the i

A MOTORHOME was severely damaged as a result of a blaze which spread to a two storey building in Exmouth.

Two fire crews were called to the incident in Maer Road, last Thursday, January 28, at around 11pm.

A spokesperson from the fire authority said the incident also spread to a 4x4 vehicle and involved a camper van, approximately 30-foot long in length.

He said: "Two fire appliances were called to a report of a motorhome on fire that had spread to the building.

"The officer in charge requested four other appliances to attend. The incident command vehicle also attended from Exmouth."

Crews used two jets and three hose reels to tackle the blaze.

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The spokesperson added: "The building was 15% damaged by fire and the remainder of the building was affected by radiant heat.