Monday, 14 June 2021
FIREFIGHTERS were called to a house in Benson after an electronic dehumidifier caught fire.
The first floor of the property in Blenheim Place was full of smoke after the fire started in a bedroom.
Firefighters from Didcot, Wallingford and Goring were called just before 1am on Thursday last week.
The occupants, who included a baby and dog, got out of the house safely after being woken up by a smoke alarm.
Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using a CO2 extinguisher and then used fans to blow the smoke out of the property.
Incident commander Andy Halstead said: “It was very fortunate the family had working smoke alarms and woke up when they did.”
09 April 2018
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