Essex: Five people and two dogs escape kitchen fire

PUBLISHED: 09:10 08 August 2011 | UPDATED: 09:37 08 August 2011

Fire

Fire

Archant

FIVE people safely escaped their Little Chesterford home as a kitchen fire threatened to engulf it on Sunday morning.

Fire crews from Saffron Walden were called to the three-storey property on Walden Road around 10.40am.

Wearing four sets of breathing apparatus and using two hose reel jets, crews had extinguished the fire by 11.15am. Crews remained at the scene a further 20 minutes ventilating to clear smoke.

The five people, and two dogs, had no injuries.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Saffron Walden Reporter. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Most Read

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Most Read

Latest from the Saffron Walden Reporter