Dog treats on hob cause fire

New King Street, Bath

Crews from Bath and Hicks Gate fire stations were called to a fire after dog treats were left on a hob. 

On arrival, firefighters discovered a fire in a ground floor flat and forced entry. 

Two firefighters in breathing apparatus used one high-pressure hose reel to extinguish the fire. 

They also used a thermal imaging camera to check for hotspots and a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear smoke from the property. 

The cause is thought to be accidental and crews remained on scene to deliver fire safety advice. 

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