At the height of the incident, there were six pumping appliances, a water carrier, a Command Support Unit, an Incident Support vehicle and a Welfare Unit in attendance and four breathing apparatus, 3 main jets and 3 hose reel jets and a Compressed Air Foam System jet in use. Both gas and electrics were isolated and the Police and a building inspector were at the scene. A fire investigation will be carried out with the incident scaled down and damping down of hot spots taking place.
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