6th December 2021

Three fire engines tackle kitchen fire on Laburnum Street, Taunton

Two fire appliances from Taunton were sent to a report of a kitchen fire in a property on Laburnum Street in Taunton at 13:32 this afternoon (Friday).

On arrival crews requested a third fire appliance to attend and so a further crew from Taunton was sent on.

The property, used as a domestic dwelling, consisted of three storeys and measured approx 3 metres by 6 metres.  The fire involved the ground floor kitchen and crews used 4 breathing apparatus, 2 hosereel jets, 1 safety jet, 1 covering jet and a positive pressure ventilation fan to deal with the incident.