Incident

Property fire

Date
3.15pm - 19 July 2021
Last updated
4.22pm - 19 July 2021
Status
Closed
Incident type
Retail /public building
Location
Plympton Erle Ward
Attending station
Camels Head
Crownhill
Greenbank

Fire Control sent appliances to the above location to reports of smoke coming from an area of ceiling.

On arrival crews confirmed a fire in an electrical lighting unit of a two storey commercial building. Crews used the following to extinguish the fire:

  • two breathing apparatus wearers
  • one hose reel jet
  • one safety jet
  • one thermal imaging camera¬†
  • one positive pressure ventilation fan

The cause of the fire was believed to be accidental and duty of care was handed over to on site staff.