Small kitchen fire attended by crews

Upper Lansdown Mews, Lansdown, Bath

Firefighters from Bath Fire Station dealt with a small fire in the kitchen of a house.

Crews used an aquapack, which is portable water source, to extinguish the small fire affecting wooden beams in the kitchen. It’s thought the fire started accidentally as a result of an electrical fault involving a cooker.

More than 50% of all accidental house fires attended by the service start in the kitchen. Follow these links to find out more about kitchen and electrical safety.