House fire, Holmwood Drive, Formby


Location: Holmwood Drive, Formby

Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service attended an incident on Holmwood Drive, Formby on the evening of Tuesday 3rd January.

Crews were alerted at 18.45 and two fire engines were on scene at 18.52. A further three fire engines attended to provide additional breathing apparatus support, taking the total number of appliances to 5 at the height of the incident. North West Ambulance Service and Merseyside Police also attended.

An initial two firefighters were committed to fight the fire in breathing apparatus (BA) with a hose reel jet and search the two storey detached house. An additional two firefighters in BA were deployed to the property with a further hose reel jet taking the total firefighters inside the property to 4.

The fire was extinguished soon after and ventilation of the property ensued.

The scene was handed over to Merseyside Police and our crews left the scene at 22.27.