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Incident - Living Room Fire

Date: 07/02/2018
Time: 10:44
Location: Puriton, near Bridgwater
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

The Fire Service received a call to curtains on fire in a domestic property at the above location.  Three fire appliances from Bridgwater attended.

Upon arrival, fire crews confirmed smoke issuing from a ground floor living room.  Fire crews tackled the fire using two breathing apparatus wearers and one hose reel jet.

This was a detached domestic property measuring approximately twenty metres by ten metres with fire in the ground floor living room confined to furniture and curtains.  There was severe smoke and heat damage to the living room, ten percent fire damage and twenty percent smoke damage to the remainder of the property.  The fire was extinguished by fire crews using four breathing apparatus wearers, one hose reel jet, two thermal image cameras and a positive pressure ventilation fan.  The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.


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