Posted: Fri 10th Jun 2022

Update from North Wales Fire Service on incident in Flint on Thursday night

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Friday, Jun 10th, 2022

North Wales Fire Service has given an update on an incident in Flint on Thursday night. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The incident involved an electrical fault in an extractor fan at one of the tower blocks in the town. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Residents were asked to keep windows and doors closed due to an “incident” near Holywell Road, Flint. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

In a post on social media at 8.43pm, North Wales Fire and Rescue  Service said, “Our crews are currently dealing with an incident on Holywell Road,Flint – Please avoid the area. ” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“All residents to remain inside with windows and doors closed. We are working to bring the incident under control as soon as possible.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A North Wales Fire Service spokesperson said: “We were called to this incident at 19.55hrs yesterday evening – 3 appliances and an aerial ladder platform attended which is the predetermined response for this high rise building.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“The incident involved an electrical fault in an extractor fan and this was isolated. None of the residential flats within the building were affected.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“The stop was called in at 21.18hrs.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“An officer from Flintshire county council also attended.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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