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Incident - Fire Domestic

Date: 12/09/2019
Time: 07:50
Location: Fore Street, Williton
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Fire Control received a call reporting that fire alarms in a property were sounding and there was a smell of smoke with no response from occupiers. 

Control treated this as a Persons Reported Fire Domestic and quickly mobilised crews from Williton and Minehead along with an Operational Assurance Officer. 

Upon arrival, crews confirmed a smell of smoke and were unable to confirm on first impression whether or not this incident was a Persons Reported. Crews quickly got to work using 2 x Breathing Apparatus, 1 x Hose Reel Jet and 1 x Safety Jet. Police were also requested to attend in order to monitor traffic and Ambulance were requested due to the risk of casualties. 

At 08:08hrs, crews passed an informative to Fire Control confirming that this incident was not Persons Reported. The Ambulance was quickly stood down.   Crews identified that a chopping board was left on top of the oven which had caused a small fire. 1 x Breathing Apparatus, 1 x Hose Reel Jet, 1 x Safety Jet, 1 x Thermal Image Camera and 1 x Positive Pressure Ventilator were used in tackling the fire. 

Crews confirmed that this was an accidental fire.  



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