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House fire in Birkenhead

Tuesday, 06 March 2018
Hoylake Road, Birkenhead, Wirral
Firefighters were called to a house fire in Hoblyn Road, off Hoylake Road in Birkenhead on Tuesday, 6th March.

Crews were alerted at 11.21pm and arrived at the scene at 11.25pm to find a first floor bedroom well alight. Two engines attended.

Crews, wearing breathing apparatus, used two hose reel jets to tackle the fire which involved a first floor bedroom at the semi-detached property. Firefighters then damped down and ventilated the property.

A bedroom was severely damaged by fire, with other bedrooms sustaining heat and smoke damage. The ground floor kitchen was also damaged, as well as facia and guttering.

No-one is thought to have been injured.

Fire crews remained at the scene for around two hours and 10 minutes.

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