Crews fight two fires in Axminster

PUBLISHED: 07:34 16 October 2017

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Fire fighters tackled blazes in a house and a shop in Axminster last night (Sunday).

Crews from Axminster, Charmouth and Lyme Regis attended a fire in the doorway of a recycling store in Victoria Place.

They used breathing apparatus and hose reel jets to extinguish the flames.

Then at 9.36pm, three crews from Colyton and Chard were called to a domestic property in Chard Road, where the seat of the fire was contained to an attached conservatory.

They used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet to extinguish the flames.

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