Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Electrical fire in Brighton

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of a fire at a property in Brighton at 19.21 on 28 October 2014.

Crews from Preston Circus attended the address on Prestonville Road.

They confirmed there was fire in an electrical consumer unit.

They used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and CO2 extinguishers to put out the fire.

Electrical fire safety advice

If there is an electrical fire, pull the plug out, or switch off the power at the fuse box - if it's safe to do so. Sometimes this can stop the fire immediately.

Never use water on an electrical fire, and don't take any risks with your safety - get out, stay out and call 999.

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