Updated Incident Information: Fire located on ground floor electrical cupboard, 4 breathing apparatus, 1 hose reel jet and 1 carbon dioxide extinguisher in use.
5 reptiles rescued from property.
Gas board in attendance and awaiting a further dig team.
fire was extinguished and ventilation took place. further hotspots found in roof space and a 3rd appliance was requested for further breathing apparatus. Hotspots found in loft space using thermal imaging camera.
Gas isolated, awaiting a further dig team from Western power to isolate electricity to property
One hose reel jet being used to damp down. Still awaiting arrival of Fire Investigation.
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