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Incident - Domestic Fire

Date: 17/10/2020
Time: 10:45
Location: Brixham
Area: Western
County: Devon

Earlier today fire control received a call reporting a flat fire at the above location.

One fire engine from Brixham and two fire engines from Paignton were quickly mobilised to the scene.  On arrival crews reported smoke and flames issuing from the property.  Crews used six breathing apparatus, one positive pressure ventilation fan, one thermal imaging camera, one hose reel jet, and one safety jet.  Crews also used one carbon monoxide monitor and one first aid kit. One casualty was treated by fire crews and was removed to hospital via ambulance.  A second casualty was treated on scene for possible carbon monoxide exposure. The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.

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