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House fire - grosvenor Terrace, York

22nd November 2015

Location: Grosvenor Terrace, York

Time: 2332 hours

Fire engines from Acomb and York , along with the aerial ladder and support vehicle from Huntington have been called to a fire in a 3 storey house on Grosvenor Terrace, York.

The fire, which started in the kitchen, has caused fire, heat and smoke damage to the kitchen. There is also smoke damage to the remainder of property.

2 young males were in the property at the time of the fire. 1 was able to escape from his second floor rear bedroom and was out of the property on the arrival of the Fire Service.  A second male, was trapped by smoke in a second floor front bedroom. He was given survival advice by the Fire Control operator before being rescued via the window by Fire Fighters using breathing apparatus and a 9 metre ladder.

Smoke detectors were fitted in the property and they had activated.

Fire crews used a 9m ladder, thermal imaging camera, 4 breathing apparatus, 2 hosereels, a short extension ladder, lighting units and small tools.

The cause is believed to be a faulty toaster.

 

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