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8:06 PM

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Bourne End

8:06 PM, Saturday 11 March, 2023

Roof fire

Cores End Road, Bourne End

Five appliances and crews, and two officers were in attendance at the height of the fire.

The appliances and crews attending were from:

  • Beaconsfield
  • Maidenhead
  • High Wycombe

Smoke and flames were issuing from the roof of a house when they arrived.

The fire was located in a storage area on the second floor of a three storey-house and was spreading to affect an adjoining property.

The incident generated multiple calls to Thames Valley Fire Control Service.

The firefighters used:

  • Four sets of breathing apparatus
  • Two hose reel jets
  • One main jet
  • A turntable ladder
  • A positive pressure ventilation fan
  • A thermal imaging camera

They isolated the electricity supply to the house.

The storage area was 100 per cent damaged by fire and smoke. The second floor of the adjacent property was around 10 per cent damaged by fire.