Location: Oxton, Wirral
Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service was alerted to an incident on Carlton Road, Oxton, on the evening of Monday, 6th November 2023.
This was a two-storey terraced property involved in fire. The origin of the fire was located to the hallway from an electric bike. The fire was extinguished using one high pressure hose reel jet. Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus (BA) were deployed and the property was ventilated using a ppv fan.
Crews removed lithium-ion battery cells and the electric bike to outside the premises.
The electrics to the house were isolated and an external handover was completed for the occupants house. The occupants were advised to have the electrics checked by a qualified engineer.
Home fire safety checks were carried out to the property affected and those adjacent to the house affected.
Crews left the scene at 20.13.