10:18 AM, Wednesday 1 February, 2023
Fire in industrial building
Buckingham Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes
The fire was located on the third floor of a six-story, detached building, which was under refurbishment from commercial to domestic use.
At the height of incident ten appliances and crews, including a command unit and a turntable ladder attended, along with four officers.
The appliances and crews in attendance were from:
- West Ashland
- Newport Pagnell
- Maidenhead (Command Unit)
- Leighton Buzzard
The building was evacuated.
The firefighters isolated the electricity supply, used the buildings dry riser, as well as:
- Six sets of breathing apparatus
- Two main jets
- A thermal imaging camera
- A turntable ladder
Around two per cent of the third floor was damaged by fire and approximately thirty per cent was damaged by smoke.
Thames Valley Police and South Central Ambulance Service also attended.
The incident response was scaled back from around 12.45pm (01/02/23). Firefighters remained on the scene into the afternoon damping down and inspecting voids to check for fire spread.