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Car Fire

B1038, Newport
19/01/2016 @ 05:20
Incident Number: 869
In attendance: 1 x Newport


Firefighters tackled a car fire and gave first aid to a man who had been hurt in a car robbery.

Two men pulled the casualty from his car and assaulted him before they set fire to the car they were in and drove off in his car.

Wearing breathing apparatus and using one hose reel jet crews had extinguished the fire by 06:06hrs. The police were called to the scene and the man was left in the care of the Ambulance Service.

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