Two casualties taken to hospital following kitchen fire

Rush Hill, Odd Down

Three crews from Bath fire station were called to a kitchen fire in a residential property caused by a frying pan. 

Two firefighters in breathing apparatus used one high-pressure hose reel to tackle the fire and a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear smoke from the building. 

A male casualty in his 70s was treated at the scene before being conveyed to hospital by ambulance. 

A female casualty in her 60s was also conveyed to hospital due to smoke inhalation. 

The cause of the fire is thought to accidental. 

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