Man rescued from Bath flat fire

Freeview Road, Twerton, Bath

fire engineA man was rescued by firefighters after cooking in his oven caught fire.

When crews arrived they could hear an alarm activating in the property, but could not wake the occupant.

They forced entry and found a small fire in the kitchen which they were able to remove from the property.

A male in his 50s was assisted to safety by firefighters and treated by ambulance crews.

It’s thought the fire started accidentally.

Avon Fire & Rescue Service would like to remind people to take care when cooking. Never leave it unattended as it could lead to fire breaking out.