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Incident - Property Fire

Date: 20/09/2020
Time: 21:05
Location: Donyatt Hill, Donyatt
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Three fire appliances from Chard and Ilminster attended a property in Donyatt after a call from an occupant stating the front room was fully alight.

On arrival fire crews confirmed the fire on the ground floor of the property was well alight but all persons were accounted for. Crews got to work using 4 breathing apparatus sets, 2 hose reel jets and 1 safety jet.

One further covering jet was positioned at the front of the building and a positive pressure ventilation fan also used. Crews checked adjoining properties using a gas monitor and thermal imaging camera.

The detached house measuring 15m by 10m of 2 storeys and constructed of stone walls and a tiled roof has 10% fire damage to the room of origin and 5% smoke damage to the remainder of the property.

  

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