Derelict House on fire – Nuneaton

Warwickshire Fire & Rescue Service currently have three fire engines on Hazel Road in Nuneaton. They are dealing with a derelict property that is on fire. The first of 9 emergency 999 calls were made to Service Control at 17:15 this afternoon. Two fire engines responded from Nuneaton and they requested the assistance of a third appliance. The fire is located in the roof space of a derelict property. Two fire-fighters wearing breathing apparatus entered the property and used a hose reel in an attempt to extinguish the fire. At 18:16 a message was passed to Service Control stating that the fire was being fought from outside the building.  Crews are still currently on site, the main fire has been extinguished and they expect to be committed for a further 60 minutes.