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Incident Date: 03 October 2017
Overnight we received 76 calls and attended 41 incidents. Read below about a cooking fire that we attended in Manchester.
Cooking fire – Manchester
AT 17.57pm on Monday, October 2, three fire engines from Wythenshawe and Altrincham were called to a kitchen fire in Swanage Avenue, Manchester.
On arrival firefighters used two breathing apparatus and one hose reel to extinguish the flames. They then made use of the ventilation fan to clear the smoke from the kitchen.
Firefighters remained at the incident for one hour.
Firefighters wish to remind people of the dangers of becoming distracted when cooking.
More than half of accidental fires in the home start because of something to do with cooking.
Take extra care when cooking with hot oil and don't leave children alone in the kitchen when the hob or oven is on.
If your pan catches fire:
For more information about kitchen fire safety click here.