Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Flat fire - mother, child and dog rescued

Broadfield, Harlow
12/12/2017 @ 15:19
Incident Number: 68493
In attendance: 2 x Harlow, 1 x Epping

Crews were called to a first floor flat after reports that a front door was alight. 

On arrival firefighters reported that a woman and her child were trapped in a back room, along with their pet dog. 

Firefighters worked quickly to lead them all to safety and then extinguish the fire by 3.35pm.

The door and inside area inside the door have suffered fire and smoke damage. 

The cause of the fire has been recorded as deliberate. 

The casualties were left in the care of the Ambulance Service. 

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