Cigarette causes house fire in Harrogate

Fire ServiceAt 2342 hours on 6 April 2012 the Fire Service were called to a fire in a semi detached bungalow in the Coppice Area of Harrogate.

Two fire engines from Harrogate Fire Station attended the incident. The fire was caused by a discarded cigarette which had caused fire damage to vertical blinds and net curtains in the living room.

There was 10% fire damage and 100% smoke damage to the sitting room. The occupant suffered from smoke inhalation and was taken to hospital by road ambulance.



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