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Residential Fire

Primrose Road, Bude at 25/11/2018 18:19

At 18:05 this evening the Critical Control Centre mobilised two appliances from Bude and an Officer to a cooker on fire.

On arrival crews discovered a small fire in a cooker. Firefighters remain on scene using two Breathing Apparatus, one Hose Reel and one Thermal Imaging Camera.

The fire has been confirmed as accidental and confined.

Cooking related fires can be very dangerous and over the past three years there have been two deaths and six serious injuries due to this type of incident. Nearly all of these fires occurred in the kitchen and the majority are related to the oven (60%) and then the grill/ toaster (15%).
Follow these simple tips found from the link below to help keep your kitchen safe.

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Date Posted: 25/11/2018

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