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Flat, Stoke on Trent
22 May 2020
Fire crews with an aerial ladder were to a kitchen fire on the eighth floor of the city centre Lindop Court tower block in Stoke on Trent on 22nd May.
A total of five crews attended from Longton, Hanley and Newcastle but the fire, believed to be started in a chip pan, had already been put out by a sprinkler system when firefighters arrived at the scene.
1 concealed sidewall sprinkler had activated. The building had been retrofitted and has a BS 9251 tank and pump system.
There were no casualties.