Updated Incident Information: Crews confirmed house involved in fire, Fire located on the first floor. 4 Breathing apparatus, 2 hose reel jets and 1 covering jet in use to extinguish the fire. Assistance message from crews to make pumps 4 for Breathing Apparatus, incident is still persons reported.
Further Assistance message received to make pumps 5 for Breathing apparatus teams. All persons are now all accounted for.
8 Breathing apparatus committed, 4 hose reel jets and one covering jet in use. Fire is believed to be contained to first floor and roof space.
Fifth appliance no longer required at this incident, 6 breathing apparatus still in use.
All Breathing apparatus has now been withdrawn, Positive pressure ventilation now complete. Damping down and salvage work is being carried out.
No smoke alarms were present at this property.
Fire Service would like to re-iterate the importance of smoke alarms within domestic dwellings.
The day crew will re-inspect this incident at approx 07:30 hours Public Statement Issued:
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