Six escape fat-fryer house fire

SIX people escaped from a house when a fire broke out in a deep fat fryer. Firefighters were called to the scene in Cell Barnes Lane, St Albans, at around 1.30am on Tuesday morning. Although the fire was already out when they arrived, the property was hea

SIX people escaped from a house when a fire broke out in a deep fat fryer.

Firefighters were called to the scene in Cell Barnes Lane, St Albans, at around 1.30am on Tuesday morning.

Although the fire was already out when they arrived, the property was heavily smoke logged and they had to use ventilation equipment.

All six people who were inside the house when fire broke out had got out and none of them suffered injury.


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A St Albans firefighter said the incident highlighted the potential dangers surrounding electrical equipment in the kitchen.

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