Man injured following e-cigarette incident in Runcorn

14/04/2019 - 01:10

Beacon Hill View, Runcorn

Three fire engines attended, one from Runcorn, one from Widnes and one from Penketh

Shortly after 1am firefighters were called to a report of someone having been injured as a result of an incident involving an e-cigarette at Beacon Hill View in Runcorn.
On arrival crews discovered that a man had suffered burns to one of his legs.
Firefighters administered first aid and oxygen therapy to the casualty before handing him over to the care of paramedics.
He was taken to Whiston Hospital via ambulance.
Firefighters were in attendance for around 50 minutes.

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