Fire in a loft in Somerford

09/06/2019 - 14:50

Holmes Chapel Road, Somerford

Two fire engines attended, one from Congleton and one from Sandbach

At 2.50pm firefighters were called to a report of smoke coming from the loft of a domestic property on Holmes Chapel Road in Somerford.
A fire believed to involve a cable leading to a solar panel isolation switch was out on arrival.
The electrics were isolated and two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus utilised a dry powder extinguisher as a precaution.
They also used a thermal imaging camera to check for hotspots in the loft space and make sure that the property was safe.
Firefighters were in attendance for more than an hour.

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