Warwickshire Fire & Rescue Service fire control received the first of two 999 calls at 13:00 on Sunday 23rd December reporting a flat fire on St Pauls Square in Leamington Spa, the callers reported that there were still persons trapped inside the property. Three fire engines, two from Leamington Spa and one from Kenilworth were mobilised. The incident involved a fire in the bedroom of a flat. All persons were out of the flat on the arrival of the crews. Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel to extinguish the fire. Large fans were used to clear the property of smoke. Crews had left the incident by 13:30.