House Fire caused by firework, Norris Green


Location: Norris Green

Firefighters were called to a house fire on Sage Drive, Norris Green caused by a stray firework on 5th November. 

Crews were alerted at 7.23pm and on scene at 7.29pm, with 4 fire engines in attendance.

Firefighters arrived to find the ground floor of a two-storey detached property well alight and committed 2 teams of two firefighters, with a hose reel jet each, one team fighting fire, the other searching the house for occupants.

One occupant was out of the property when crews arrived and an ambulance was requested for precautionary checks. 

The fire was under control by 7.44pm and crews continued to search the building before firefighting ceased at 8.04pm. Crews continued to damp down and remained on scene until 9.48pm.

An investigation revealed that the fire had been caused by a stray firework igniting garden furniture which had then spread to the property.