Calcot flat evacuated after fire breaks out
Linen item left on stove cause
A CALCOT flat was evacuated yesterday (Tues) morning, after a fire broke out.
Two pumps, one from Dee Road, Tilehurst and another from Caversham Road, were called at 10am to a ground floor flat fire in Derrick Close.
Firefighters discovered a linen item, possibly a towel, had caught alight on a stove.
The blaze was extinguished by two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus, using a hosereel.
Firefighters left the scene after half an hour.