Crews extinguish student flat fire

Polden Court, University of Bath.


Crews from Bath, Hicks Gate, Kingswood and a truck from Dorset & Wiltshire FRS were mobilised to reports of a fire in a building on University of Bath Campus.

On arrival, firefighters found a fire in a kitchen on the fifth floor of a student accomodation block.

Crews used one 45mm jet and one safety jet to extinguish the fire. Firefighters also ventilated the building using fans to clear smoke.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown.