FIREFIGHTERS from one of the many crews based here in Teignbridge carried out an annual test of their hoses.

The great and the good from Buckfastleigh Fire Station spent an evening this week making sure their hoses are up to standard.

Buckfastleigh Fire Station annual hose testing
(Photo by Buckfastleigh Fire Station)

A spokesman for Buckfastleigh Fire Station said: 'We test our hose every year to a pressure twice as much as you would normally expect to need making sure it's clean and the couplings are correctly working.'

They also carried out basis ladder and pump exercises.