Casualty needs hospital treatment after cooking oil fire in Blackpool

Dunelt Road, BlackpoolDunelt Road, Blackpool
Dunelt Road, Blackpool
One person needed hospital treatment for burns after a blaze involving a pan of hot cooking oil in Blackpool.

Fire crews from St Annes, Wesham and Fulwood attended the incident in Dunelt Road.

A fire brigade spokesman said the pan fire was out when they arrived.

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"There was one casualty suffering from burns who received first aid treatment from fire crews using a trauma bag prior to the arrival of ambulance crews," said the spokesman.

"The casualty was then taken to hospital for treatment. Firefighters were in attendance approximately 40 minutes."

It is not known if the injuries are serious.

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