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11:35 AM

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09/09/2022

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High Wycombe

11:35 AM, Friday 9 September, 2022

Fire in four-storey block of flats

Gomm Road, High Wycombe

Seven appliances and crews at the scene at the height of the fire, along with four officers.

Appliances and crews attended from:

  • High Wycombe
  • Slough
  • Maidenhead
  • Gerrards Cross
  • Whitley Wood

Smoke was issuing from a four-storey block of flats when they arrived. The flats were evacuated.

The firefighters used:

  • Two sets of breathing apparatus
  • Four hose reels
  • One safety jet
  • One covering jet
  • A positive pressure ventilation fan
  • A thermal imaging camera
  • Small gear
  • Respirators

The fire was in a second-floor flat and spread to affect the roof of the building.

The firefighters isolated the gas and electricity supplies.

Thames Valley Police also attended, establishing and maintaining a scene cordon.