Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


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:

Could you be an on-call firefighter?

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

Site by Pingala Media