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Incident - Fire Domestic

Date: 16/04/2018
Time: 14:57
Location: Austin Close, Frome
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received a call reporting a fire involving guttering at the above location.

Fire control immediately mobilised one fire appliance from Frome, two fire appliances from Warminster and a duty officer to attend this incident.

On arrival the officer in charge confirmed a small fire in the roof area at the above location. Crews got to work with one hose reel jet, triple extension ladder, small tools, ceiling hook and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire. The roof space was severely damaged by fire.  

The officer in charge believed the fire to be accidental but the cause of the fire was due to poorly discarded smoking materials.

These were the final details.

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