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Owner saves boat after towing car bursts into flames

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The owner of a vehicle which caught fire managed to un-hitch the boat they were towing and save it from being engulfed in flames. 

Buckfastleigh Fire Station crew attended a vehicle fire on the A38, opposite the old race course, today, Sunday, 3 July. 

Credit Buckfastleigh Fire Station

A spokesperson for Buckfastleigh Fire Station said: "The quick thinking driver managed to un-hitch a boat the vehicle was towing meaning only the car was damaged."

After they had finished battling the blaze, the crew took a few minutes to pick up rubbish discarded by drivers and ended with a whole black bin liner full from only 20 metres either side of the car. 

Credit Buckfastleigh Fire Station


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