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Incident in Reading

At 7:07pm on Tuesday, 8 August, we received reports of an incident on Friar Street in Reading.

A Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service crew from Whitley Wood Fire Station was sent to the scene alongside an Officer.

Upon arrival, crews discovered a subsurface electrical fire using a thermal imaging camera. The affected cables were isolated and firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus used a gas monitor to check carbon monoxide levels in a property.

Firefighters were on the scene for approximately two hours and 25 minutes.

Incident Type
Reports of fire

Friar Street, Reading, England, United Kingdom