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Incident - Fire in Domestic Property

Date: 03/02/2018
Time: 10:19
Location: Shutewater Orchard, Bishops Hull, Taunton
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

The fire control room received a call from a neighbour reporting flames coming out of the kitchen of a property and dogs inside at the above location. 

Two fire appliances from Taunton were mobilised to the incident.  On arrival crews reported smoke issuing from a first floor property.  Two breathing apparatus wearers and one safety jet were put to use and crews rescued two dogs and one cat from the property.  The fire was extinguished using 4 breathing apparatus wearers, 2 hosereel jets and 1 safety jet.  A positive pressure fan was used to ventilate the property and a thermal image camera to check for hot spots.  The cause of the fire was accidental.    

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