Fire engines called out to kitchen fire blaze

Two fire engines were called to the scene.
Two fire engines were called to the scene.

Two fire engines from Blackpool were called to a fire in a flat this afternoon (Monday, November 6).

The fire crews were called to Runcorn Avenue in the town at 2:38pm.

The fire involved a pan on the hob in the kitchen of the property and was extinguished upon arrival.

Firefighters used a portable fan unit to extract the smoke.

Information on Lancashire Fire and Recue's safe cooking guide can be found here.