Fire control received a call to smoke issuing from a property on St Thomas Street in Wells.
Control mobilised 3 fire appliances from Wells, Shepton Mallet and Street along with a supporting officer.
Once on scene, crews confirmed smoke and flames issuing from the property. Crews were at work with 2 breathing apparatus, 1 CO2 extinguisher and 1 hose reel jet to identify and establish what is on fire.
Update - crews confirmed fire involving internal consumer unit. Crews confirmed fire is now extinguished. Crews are monitoring internal conditions and checking for any fire spread. Crews are using 2 breathing apparatus, 1 hose reel jet and 1 covering jet.
Final update - this was a fire involving an consumer unit within a shared corridor. The fire damage was confined to the consumer unit and there was no further fire spread. This has been checked by crews cutting away around the consumer unit to ensure everything is safe. National grid are in attendance isolating and making the area safe. All flats within the property have been ventilated. In total, crews used 4 breathing apparatus, 1 hose reel jet, 1 safety jet and 1 CO2 extinguisher. Crews confirmed this to be accidental ignition. These are the full and final details.