Busy weekend for Plymouth fire crews after series of call-outs
FIRE crews had a busy weekend with a series of incidents across the city.
Crews were called to Pennycomequick, St Budeaux and Devonport on Saturday night to different blazes.
A 5.40pm firefighters were called to Alma Road in Pennycomequick to a flat where the fire alarm was sounding and there was a smell of smoke. The occupants of the flats had evacuated and there was smoke in a first floor flat.
A pan had been left on the cooker and had caused the smoke. Two fire appliances from Greenbank, one from Camels Head and an ariel platform from Crownhill attended.
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Later that night, at 10.30pm there was another incident in Savage Road, St Budeaux, where there was a fire on the top floor of a block of flats. Firefighters from Crownhill and Greenbank fought the blaze in a laundry room and some furniture and children's toys were left damaged but the occupants escaped unscathed. A fire investigation officer is dealing with the cause of the fire.
At 11.30pm there was another fire at Granby Way in Devonport involving a microwave oven.
There had been a fire in a fourth floor kitchen and a man was treated by ambulance crews for smoke inhalation. Three fire crews, one from Yelverton, one from Greenbank and one from Saltash attended along with an aerial appliance from Crownhill. The fire was accidental.