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Orinoco Womble Toy Destroyed In Fire - Harrogate

19th April 2015

Toc:  2038 hours

Location:  Grantley Drive, Harrogate

At 2038 hours the Fire Service were called to a smell of burning in the loft of a maisonette property on Grantley Drive in Harrogate. Fire Engines from Harrogate and Knaresborough Fire Station attended.  Upon arrival crews found an Orinoco Womble Toy on fire which had been too near to a downlighter in the loft.  Crews removed the toy to the open air and extinguished the fire using a dry powder extinguisher.  The fire caused 100% fire damage to the toy and approximately 5% fire damage to the wiring.  There were smoke alarms fitted in the property but didnt actuate due to the siting of them in the property.

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