Crews mobilised to accidental kitchen fire

Paulton

Crews from Hicks Gate, Paulton and Bath fire station were mobilised to reports of a house fire.

On arrival, firefighters found a fire in the kitchen area of the property.

Crews used four breathing apparatus for safety and two high pressure hose reels to extinguish the fire.

They also used two thermal imaging cameras to check for hotspots and a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear smoke from the property.

The cause is thought to be accidental and crews remained on scene to provide fire safety advice.

For more on kitchen fire safety, visit https://www.avonfire.gov.uk/safety-advice/fire-safety/kitchen-safety