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Fire caused by clothes close to cooker

Created on 25/03/2018 @ 10:28
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The dangers of leaving objects too close to a cooking appliance were highlighted yesterday after firefighters attended a house fire in Oldford.

The incident happened at around lunch time when, luckily, a neighbour heard smoke alarms and called 999.

One person was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation by the ambulance service.

“The house was heavily smoke logged,” said a station spokesperson. “Neighbours raised the alarm and said that smoke was coming from the property but it seemed to be clothes smoldering inside near a cooking appliance.”

One crew from the station attended the emergency and vented the property.


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