Tolladine Road reopens after airing cupboard fire

Evesham Journal: Tolladine Road reopens after airing cupboard fire Tolladine Road reopens after airing cupboard fire

A MAJOR Worcester road has now reopened following a fire in an airing cupboard but things could have been much worse if the property had not had a smoke alarm.

Fire fighters were called to Tolladine Road in Worcester at 7am today after an electrical fault caused the fire.

Fire fighters used a hose reel to dampen down clothes outside the bungalow. At the peak of the incident there were three fire engines and an ambulance although no-one needed hospital treatment.

A fan was used to clear smoke. One lane of the road was closed while the fire was brought under control with a fire fighter directing traffic. The stop message was received at 7.50am.

Jim Nokes, crew commander at blue watch, said: "The smoke alarms went off. That saved the day. I would recommend that everybody check their smoke alarms.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree