Ockendon resident saved from house fire

FIRE CREWS were called to a fire in a mid terrace property in Mayflower Close, South Ockendon.

Crews reported that the fire was at the rear of the boiler, firefighters wore breathing apparatus and used one hose reel to extinguish the fire by 21:21hrs (Nov 9th).

One casualty was rescued by the crews and the Ambulance Service was in attendance at the incident.

A thermal image camera was used to check for any remaining hotspots and a high pressure fan was used to clear the property free of smoke.

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