Burnt toast fills property with smoke

2 July 2013

Both Harrogate fire appliances responded to reports of a monitored automatic fire alarm at a domestic premises on Regent Avenue, in Harrogate this morning ( 5:17 2 July 2013)

They attended within 3 minutes at 05:20, and led to safety a confused elderly lady, aged 86 years, who had suffered slight smoke inhalation.

Firecrews gave oxygen therapy and requested an ambulance attendance, who then carried out a precautionary check. No ambulance attendance was necessary.

The fire, caused by burnt toast, was out on arrival, and the smoke filled property was ventilated by the firecrews.

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