Sidmouth and Ottery fire crews called to Woolbrook Road fire

PUBLISHED: 13:17 07 September 2017 | UPDATED: 13:17 07 September 2017

Sidmouth Fire Station in Woolbrook Road

Sidmouth Fire Station in Woolbrook Road


The fire service were called out today (Thursday, September 7) after reports of a fire involving a shower unit.

Firefighters from Sidmouth and Ottery were called to Woolbrook Road after a fire starting in a shower unit.

A trio of engines arrived at the address shortly after 11.30am and confirmed there was a fire on the first floor of the property.

A fire service spokesman said the fire involved a shower unit and was extinguished by crews using a hose reel and a dry powder fire extinguisher.

Firefighters also used two breathing apparatus, thermal image camera and a short extension ladder to deal with the incident.

An ambulance also attended to assist a person suffering from smoke inhalation.

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