Police and fire service investigate caravan fire in Holsworthy

Fire engine

Fire engine - Credit: Archant

Two cars and a caravan were damaged in a fire ‘of doubtful origin’ in the early hours of this morning.

THE fire service and police are currently investigating the cause of a fire in Chapel Street, Holsworthy, which severely damaged a caravan and two cars.

Two fire engines from Hatherleigh and Holsworthy were called to the scene at around 5am this morning (Thurs) to reports of a caravan fire.

The crews arrived at the scene to find the caravan and two cars well alight.

They used two breathing apparatus wearers, two hose reel jets and hydraulic cutting equipment to extinguish the blaze.

Five flats at the scene also sustained 25 per cent external heat and fire damage.

A police spokesman said officers were still at the scene investigating the cause of the fire.

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He confirmed the cause of the fire was currently ‘of doubtful origin’ and anyone with any information should contact the police on 101 quoting log 94 of March 21, 2013.

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