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Serious Fire at Pizza takeaway


Sunday, 03 February 2019
Edge Hill L7
Firefighters have been called to a serious fire at a pizza shop at Kensington, Edge Hill this morning.

5 fire engines are in attendance.

Crews were alerted at 5.16am and on scene at 5.20am.

They arrived to find pizza shop with a flat above well alight. Crews gained entry to the building and immediately began to fight the fire, with 2 firefighters wearing breathing apparatus fighting the fire with a hose reel jet inside the building and firefighters fighting the fire externally with a main branch hose.

Crews inside were firefighting and searching for access to the flat above. 4 firefighters wearing breathing apparatus were now firefighting and searching for occupants.

2 occupants of the building have jumped from the second floor and have being attended to by paramedics on scene and taken to hospital.

The fire is now out and the building is being ventilated and the safety of those in neighbouring properties confirmed.


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