Fire services tackle blaze on Woodbourne Road

Importance of smoke alarms highlighted again

Fire crews in Douglas were called out this morning (Sat 13) to reports of a fire on Woodbourne Road.

The alarm was raised around 8.30am and on arrival crews confirmed that the householders were all safe and accounted for before tackling a blaze in a hallway.

The fire was extinguished using CO2 extinguishers and services to the property were isolated.

Officers pointed out that once again the importance of working smoke alarms in a property was highlighted, as the occupants had first been alerted to the fire by such an alarm, giving them time to safely evacuate the property.

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