Emergency services rush to house fire in Milton Keynes

Five fire engines raced to the scene.

Tuesday, 18th May 2021, 3:12 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th May 2021, 3:14 pm

The emergency services rushed to a house fire in Milton Keynes this morning (May 18).

The roof of a property on Plantation Place in Shenley Brook End caught fire spreading to the second floor of a three-storey house.

Bucks Fire and Rescue service sent five crews and engines out to the home. A Thames Valley Police presence was also confirmed at the scene.

Milton Keynes firefighters extinguished a house fire in Milton Keynes on May 18

Firefighters used two hose reels, a turntable ladder, five sets of breathing apparatus and a fan to combat both the smoke and the flames.

Officials confirmed the fire had affected the roof and second floor of the building, but at this time the extent of the damage is unknown.

Yesterday evening firefighters were called out to extinguish a small fire in a tumble dryer. Before the two fire engines arrived on the scene the fire had been put out. The incident took place at a property on Meads Close in New Bradwell.