Two casualties taken to hospital following kitchen fire

Rush Hill, Odd Down

Three crews from Bath fire station were called to a kitchen fire in a residential property caused by a frying pan. 

Two firefighters in breathing apparatus used one high-pressure hose reel to tackle the fire and a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear smoke from the building. 

A male casualty in his 70s was treated at the scene before being conveyed to hospital by ambulance. 

A female casualty in her 60s was also conveyed to hospital due to smoke inhalation. 

The cause of the fire is thought to accidental. 

For more on kitchen fire safety, visit https://www.avonfire.gov.uk/safety-advice/fire-safety/kitchen-safety