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Two appliances and crews from Aylesbury attended.

A three-storey property had been struck by lightning, fire on the roof was out on arrival.

The firefighters used water backpacks and a thermal imaging camera.

They also provided advice to the occupants.

One appliance and crew from Broughton, and two from West Ashland attended, along with an officer.

The firefighters used:

  • Two personal respirators
  • A thermal imaging camera
  • Cutting gear
  • A short extension ladder
  • Internal lighting
  • A turntable ladder

Lightening had struck the rear roof of a two-storey house. The firefighters investigated the internal and external roof space of the property. An area of around three metres by two metres of roof lining was found to be damaged. They helped to cover the damaged area to protect it from the elements.

The Firefighters also isolated the electricity supply, provided advice, and undertook a home fire safety visit. The firefighters also checked the roof space of a neighbouring house.

One appliance and crew from Broughton, one from West Ashland and one from Buckingham attended.

A slight smell of smoke was noticeable when they arrived.

The firefighters used:

  • A short extension ladder
  • A thermal imaging camera
  • A gas monitor
  • Small gear
  • A positive pressure ventilation fan

They assessed the roof space and identified roof tiles which had been struck by lightning, causing heat damage to felt and an internal beam.

They isolated the electricity supply, used a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear smoke, and provided advice.