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Fuel tank leak in Winkleigh garden

09:28 07 April 2014


Fire fighters had to stem the flow of leaking fuel tank containing 1,000 litres of oil.

FIRE fighters were called to Winkleigh on Friday night after tank holding around 1,000 litres of heating oil was leaking.

Arriving at Elms Meadow at 10.30pm fire crews from North Tawton found the tank leaking in the garden of a property.

They stemmed the flow and stopped it using environmental equipment.


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