Multiple fire crews called to fire at Banbury flats

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Firefighters from multiple crews tackled a fire at a Banbury flat yesterday morning (Monday May 18).

Crews from Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue and Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue services attended the fire call at around 11.40am yesterday in Middleton Road, Banbury.

The firefighters responded to a fire at a three-storey domestic flat.

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They used hose-reels and breathing apparatus to aid them in bringing the fire under control.

Fire at the flats on Middleton Road, Banbury on Monday May 18 (photo by David Vere)Fire at the flats on Middleton Road, Banbury on Monday May 18 (photo by David Vere)
Fire at the flats on Middleton Road, Banbury on Monday May 18 (photo by David Vere) | other

No further details were immediately available about the fire.

Oxfordshire County Council was expected to release more details later today, Tuesday May 19.

Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service supported Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service with a fire engine and crew from Buckingham Fire Station, which included a 32-metre turntable ladder and crew from Great Holm Fire Station in Milton Keynes.

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Buckinghamshire Fire andRescue Service provided support for the fire with a 32-metre turntable ladder and crew from Great Holm Fire Station in Milton Keynes.(photo from Buckinghamshire Fire andRescue Service)Buckinghamshire Fire andRescue Service provided support for the fire with a 32-metre turntable ladder and crew from Great Holm Fire Station in Milton Keynes.(photo from Buckinghamshire Fire andRescue Service)
Buckinghamshire Fire andRescue Service provided support for the fire with a 32-metre turntable ladder and crew from Great Holm Fire Station in Milton Keynes.(photo from Buckinghamshire Fire andRescue Service) | other

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