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Bungalow fire

Warwick Road, Rayleigh
26/03/2018 @ 12:07
Incident Number: 74444
In attendance: 1 x Rayleigh Weir, 1 x Leigh


Firefighters were called to the scene of a bungalow fire this afternoon.

On arrival, crews reported that a fire was burning within a bedroom and the property was completely smoke logged.

Firefighters extinguished the fire completely by 1.02pm, after using thermal imaging cameras to ensure there was no risk of reignition within the roof cavity.

Crews then used Positive Pressure Ventilation fans to clear the volume of smoke that had accumulated within the building.

The bungalow has been completely smoke damaged, while the bedroom has also suffered widespread fire damage.

The fire was caused accidentally during development work to the property.

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