At 1225 hours on the 25th December 2018 Warwickshire Fire Control received a 999 call to a house fire in St Annes Road, Rugby. Three fire engines were mobilised two from Rugby and one from Southam Fire Stations. The fire was located in the kitchen area. Firefighters rescued one elderly male and extinguished the fire using breathing apparatus, hose reel and covering jet. The gentleman was left in the care of the Ambulance Service. Police also attended.