Burnt food and bathroom fire keep Brighton and Hove firefighters busy

Posted On 08 Feb 2017 at 10:19 am

Firefighters were called to a burnt pan of food and a bathroom fire in Hove within minutes of each other yesterday afternoon.
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At 5.21pm, two appliances from Brighton and Hove were sent to Lyndhurst Road, in Hove, following reports of an incident in a kitchen involving a pan of burnt food. Firefighters used a specialist fan to clear the building of smoke.

Just three minutes later, two appliances from Brighton and Hove were sent to Woodland Drive, in Hove, after reports of a small accidental bathroom fire.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel jet to tackle the fire and a specialist fan was also used to clear the building of smoke.

  1. Dom Kaos Reply

    Genuine question: on the face of it, two trucks for a “small bathroom fire” seems disproportionate – what is ESFR’s policy when assessing how to respond to incidents?

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