Crews tackle wine tanker fire outside Buckfast Abbey
Fire crews were called to tackle a wine tanker blaze outside Buckfast Abbey in the early hours of this morning .
At 04:33 crews were called to the large vehicle, full of wine, that was ‘well alight’ outside Buckfast Abbey, Buckfast.
Two appliances from Buckfastleigh and Ashburton attended the blaze on the public highway.
Crews used two hose reel jets, two breathing apparatus and one thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire involving the battery box of the Heavy Goods Vehicle.