Microwave fire in Chester house

22/02/2021 - 15:18

Pulford Road, Blacon, Chester

Two fire engines attended from Chester


At around 3.20pm firefighters received a report of smoke coming from a house in Pulford Road, Blacon, Chester.

On arrival a smoke alarm was sounding and an occupier was suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation.

A fire involving burnt food in a microwave had caused the smoke.

The fire was out on arrival.

Firefighters took the microwave out of the house and made sure that it was safe, monitoring its temperature with a thermal imaging camera.

They also used a large fan to clear the house of smoke.

The occupier was assessed by paramedics.

Firefighters left the address once they were satisfied that the house and the microwave were safe.

They were in attendance for around half-an-hour.

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