Microwaved food sparks 999 drama
Food accidentally left in a microwave for too long sparked a 999 call-out yesterday evening.
Firefighters from Bispham and Fleetwood were called to a home in Windsor Avenue, Thornton, at around 10.35pm.
The burning food had generated smoke, and one person had to be treated by paramedics after breathing it in, a spokesman for the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said.
For a free home fire safety check, call 0800 169 11 25.