Whilst on route crews advised large plumes of black smoke could be seen and an assistance message for Make Pumps 4 was initiated.
Updated Incident Information: Property fully involved in fire. 4 Breathing apparatus under stage 1 and 1 x covering jet committed.
Adjoining property has been searched and is now being ventilated.
Police and Fire in attendance. EMAS HART Team and Resource on route.
10:02: 4 Breathing apparatus in use, 1 Breathing apparatus team firefighting in ground floor of property. 2 Hose Reel Jets and 1 Covering jet in use. No longer persons reported. Ambulance now in attendance. Request for the Aerial Ladder Platform to attend.
11:03: All breathing apparatus have now been withdrawn. Turntable ladder is being got to work stripping roof and extinguishing the fire. Crews are extinguishing the fire externally. 2 Hose Reel Jets and 1 Covering Jet in use.
11:30: Request the attendance of Electricity Board. Crews are attempting to isolate the water to property externally from the garage. Analytical assessment being carried out.
12:03: 1 x Turntable ladder and 1 HR Jet still in use to damp down.
13:20: Crews are currently cutting away and turning over. 1 HR Jet still in use. Western Power are isolating the electrics.
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