Fire crews were called to a care home in Maidenhead after a fire broke out on the first floor.

At 9:31pm on Friday, February 10, the Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Services (RBFRS) received reports of a fire at St Mark's Care Home on St Mark’s Road, Maidenhead.

Two Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service crews from Slough Fire Station and a crew from Windsor, Langley, and Maidenhead fire stations were sent to the scene.

The Incident Command Unit from Maidenhead Fire Station, the Aerial Ladder Platform from Whitley Wood Fire Station and two RBFRS Officers also attended the property on St Mark's Road.

Crews were also supported by Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Upon arrival, crews found a fire affecting the first floor and loft area of the property.

A spokesperson from RBFRS said: "Eight firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using four hose reels, before damping down to ensure the fire was fully extinguished."

Crews were on the scene for approximately three hours and 35 minutes.

St Mark's Care Home is a care home operated by Bupa UK.

Bupa UK has been contacted for comment.

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