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Kitchen fire

Howard Avenue, Dovercourt
22/05/2018 @ 09:24
Incident Number: 77820
In attendance: 2 x Dovercourt


Firefighters were called to a house fire this morning after a neighbour noticed smoke coming from the back of the home.

On arrival, crews reported that the downstairs of the property was filled with smoke and a small fire was burning in the kitchen.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire by 9.42am. Crews then cleared the property of smoke using a positive pressure ventilation fan.

The kitchen has suffered minor fire damage, while the rest of the ground floor has been affected by smoke damage.

The fire is believed to have been caused by a fault within an extractor fan.

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