At 12:52 hours on 26th May 2016, calls were received in the Emergency Control Room of Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service to garages on fire at the bottom of Meadow Close in Stratford upon Avon. Two fire engines were mobilised to the incident, one from Stratford and one from Alcester. Upon arrival, fire fighters found a row of garages that had been converted into living accommodation on fire. Fire crews used hose reel jets to extinguish the fire. Police also attended the scene and fire fighters were detained for approximately 1 hour.