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Man injured after early morning kitchen fire

PUBLISHED: 09:31 04 February 2019 | UPDATED: 11:26 04 February 2019

A man suffered minor burns at a flat fire in Whiting Road, Oulton. Photo: Google.

A man suffered minor burns at a flat fire in Whiting Road, Oulton. Photo: Google.

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A man suffered “minor burns” following a kitchen fire at a flat just after midnight.

Firefighters were called to Whiting Road, Oulton near Lowestoft, following reports of a flat fire at 12.20am today (Monday, February 4).

The two crews, from North Lowestoft and Lowestoft South respectively, were joined at the fire by an officer.

A Suffolk Fire and Rescue spokesman said: “On arrival the crew located a fire in the kitchen, crews used two breathing apparatus, a hose reel and positive ventilation to extinguish the fire and smoke.”

The spokesman also said a young man inside the flat had suffered “minor burns” and was treated by the East of England Ambulance Service.


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