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Fire at bank believed to be started by paper shredder

Published on 14 May 2015

Firefighters from several stations spent a number of hours tackling a fire in a bank near Plymouth early at 3.20am on 12th May 2015 which was believed to have been started by an office paper shredder.

Fire crews from Tavistock fire station were sent to reports of a fire in the TSB Bank at Bedford Square in Tavistock

The ground floor was heavily smoke logged, the first and second floor appeared to be clear of smoke.

Crews entered the building using four breathing apparatus, one ladder, one thermal imaging camera, two safety jets, and one hose reel jet.

The fire was put out after 5am.

It was believed to be started by a paper shredding machine.

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