Semi detached domestic property comprising of 2 floors involved in fire.
No persons present in property.
Fire extinguished using 2 BA and 1 HR and main property was ventilated due to smoke.
Fire was located in outhouse utility room of property.
Public Statement Issued: Ensure your property has at least 2 working smoke alarms and test your alarms weekly.
Working smoke alarms save lives.
Thankfully this property had smoke alarms which alerted the neighbor, without these being fitted then the consequences of this incident may have been much more serious.
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