Huge fire at vehicle depot

A fire destroyed nearly forty vehicles at a car hire depot in Chivenor near Barnstaple this morning (Saturday 23 November). 35 firefighters were needed to put it out.

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Huge fire at Chivenor Business Park

Devon and Somerset Fire Service has spent the early hours of this morning tackling a huge blaze at Chivenor Business Park, Devon. 14 cars and 19 minibuses belonging to Chivenor Car Hire have been destroyed.

It took 35 firefighters to extinguish the blaze. The operation was further complicated by the need to isolate a nearby gas supply. A police and fire service investigation is now underway.

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