Two men given oxygen after chip pan blaze in Runcorn

Runcorn and Widnes World: Firefighters tackle chip pan blaze in Runcorn Firefighters tackle chip pan blaze in Runcorn

A CHIP pan blaze broke out at a flat in Runcorn in the early hours of this morning.

Two male casualties were given oxygen by firefighters after a cooker filled a ground floor flat with smoke.

A crew from Runcorn and one from Widnes tackled the fire in Lockfield, Weston Point at 1.31am.

A spokesman for Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service said:”Smoke was caused by an unattended pan on a cooker.”

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the flames.

Crews used a high pressure fan to clear the smoke.

A spokesman for North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust said: “An ambulance was called at 1.44 but we didn’t take anyone to hospital.”

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10:23pm Wed 16 Apr 14

dong ding says...

Hmmmm I wonder why only one fire engine was sent from runcorn and a second had to be sent from widnes............?
Hmmmm I wonder why only one fire engine was sent from runcorn and a second had to be sent from widnes............? dong ding
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