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Incident - Fire Domestic Persons Reported

Date: 07/02/2018
Time: 22:06
Location: West Avenue Highbridge
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Two appliances from Burnham on Sea and one from Bridgwater were mobilised to a report to the Fire Service Control Room from a neighbour of fire alarms activating in neighbouring property, on investigation to the outside of the property smoke was seen inside the and the Fire Service were called.

On arrival at the scene crew confirmed all persons were accounted for and a fire was located in the kitchen.

Update 22:18

Crew have now gained entry to the property using breaking in tools and at work with breathing apparatus, hose reel and a thermal image camera to extinguish the fire.

Update 22:28

The fire in the kitchen has now been extinguished, one dog has been evacuated from the premise by fire crew, who are now at work ventilating the property using a positive pressure fan.

Update 23:03

Crew extinguished a small fire in the kitchen of the property, the kitchen was smoke damaged and also five percent smoke damage was made to the remainder of the premise. The fire was extinguished using two breathing apparatus, one hose reel, positive pressure ventilation fan and breaking in tools.

These are the final details.


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