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Incident - Fire Domestic

Date: 17/09/2020
Time: 11:11
Location: Edington, Bridgwater
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Two fire engines from Bridgwater and one fire engine from Street were mobilised to reports of a property fire in Edington this morning.

On arrival the crews confirmed that there was a fire located on the ground floor of a domestic property and requested a further fire engine from Bridgwater to assist.

The fire crews used a total of 6 breathing apparatus, 3 hose reel jets, one safety jet and a PPV fan to extinguish the fire and ventilate the property.

The fire caused 100% damage to a tumble dryer and 90% damage to the utility room, with 20% damage to the rest of the property. Fortunately all persons were accounted for and the crews were able to stop any further escalation of the fire, the cause of which is believed to be accidental.

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