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Crews called to house fire in Ribbleton

Posted on - 17th July, 2017 - 11:11pm | Author - | Posted in - News, Ribbleton
Crews from Preston were called to a kitchen fire in Raikes Road. Credit: Google

Fire crews responded to a house fire in the Ribbleton area this evening (July 17).

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Two fire engines from Preston attended a kitchen fire at a property in Raikes Road at around 9.29pm.

The fire was already extinguished when they arrived but the property was smoke-logged and had to be ventilated.

Two people were treated by paramedics after inhaling smoke from the fire.

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A statement from Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service said: “Two fire engines from Preston attended a kitchen fire at a property on Raikes Road.

“The fire was out on arrival but it was heavily smoke logged and firefighters used a ventilation unit to clear the smoke from the property.

“Two people were treated at the scene by paramedics for smoke inhalation.”

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