At 2213 hours on the 28th August 2018, Warwickshire Fire Control received a 999 call to a house fire in Holt Road, Southam. Two fire engines from Southam and Fenny Compton Fire Stations were mobilised. Once in attendance it was confirmed this was a fire in a residential building of 2 floors. The fire was located in an airing cupboard. 10% of the building was involved in fire and 80% was smoke logged. Firefighters extinguished the fire using 4 breathing apparatus, covering jet, ceiling hook and a thermal imaging camera.