Kitchen fire in Newport
Cherry Garden Lane, Newport
13/11/2021 @ 10:14
Incident Number: 156373
In attendance: 1 x Newport, 2 x Saffron Walden
Crews were called to a house fire in Newport this morning, after a neighbour spotted smoke coming from a bedroom window.
Firefighters were called to Cherry Garden Lane at 10:14am.
On arrival, crews confirmed that there was a fire in the kitchen and the whole property was smoke logged.
Crews worked hard to extinguish the fire by 10:45am.
Nick Singleton, Station Manager, said “Our on-call firefighters acted quickly to bring the fire under control.
"We want to take this opportunity to remind the public how important it is to have working smoke alarms; that they are in the right place and are tested regularly. A smoke alarm is best way to alert you and your family to a fire in the home”.
For more information about smoke alarms and to book a home fire safety click here: essex-fire.gov.uk/home-fire-safety
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Firefighters from Newport and Saffron Walden are on-call Firefighters, who all live or work within 5 minutes of an on-call fire station and attend incidents.
If you live or work within 5 minutes of an on-call fire station, you could be an on-call firefighter too.
Find out more about the role at essex-fire.gov.uk/on-call