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Incident - Balcony Fire of First Floor Flat

Date: 12/07/2019
Time: 12:50
Location: Kingston Road, Taunton
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

The Fire Service received several calls reporting a fire involving the balcony of a first floor flat at the above location.  Three fire engines from Taunton were mobilised.

Fire crews confirmed a fire involving the exterior balcony of a first floor flat of a five storey building involving furniture.  Fire crews used a ladder for access and one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire which was confined to the balcony itself.  Crews also used a thermal image camera to check for hot spots and small tools to cut away external cladding in order to check for any possible fire spread.

The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental. 

The Police also attended this incident to provide traffic control. 


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