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Fire in public house

Foster Street, Harlow Common
30/01/2018 @ 12:12
Incident Number: 71220
In attendance: 2 x Harlow


Firefighters were called to a fire within a public house this afternoon.

On arrival, crews reported that the pub's kitchen, situated on the ground floor of the two-storey building, was well alight after a twin deep fat fryer caught fire.

Crews were able to extinguish the fire by 12.40pm, before using a Positive Pressure Ventilation fan to clear the premises of the accumulated smoke.

The kitchen has been completely destroyed in the fire, while the rest of the ground floor has suffered from smoke damage.

The cause of the fire has been recorded as accidental.

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