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5:52 PM

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13/01/2022

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Latimer

5:52 PM, Thursday 13 January, 2022

Roof fire

Flaunden Bottom, Latimer

A fire had broken out in the roof void of a detached residential property.

At its height there were four officers on the scene, along with appliances and crews from:

  • Amersham
  • Gerrards Cross
  • Beaconsfield
  • The turntable ladder from High Wycombe
  • Hertfordshire
  • Bracknell
  • Maidenhead (Control Unit)

The firefighters implemented fire breaks, and removed tiles to help prevent fire spread. They used:

  • Four sets of breathing apparatus
  • Two main jets
  • Two hose reels
  • A water hydrant
  • A roof ladder
  • Small tools

Thames Valley Police attended the scene to assist with traffic management.

Firefighters remained at the scene over-night, using a thermal imaging camera to monitor for hotspots.

A fire investigation is underway.