Kitchen fire in Darwen

Date: 11/02/2018

Time: 23:50:00

Address: South Street, Darwen

Incident Number: 1802003506

Crews from Darwen and Blackburn attended reports of a fire involving a domestic property where the caller believed there may have been people still inside the building. Firefighters arrived and confirmed that all persons were accounted for. The fire involved a toaster in the kitchen of the property, which was also heavily smoke logged. Two firefighters wore breathing apparatus and used a ventilation unit to extinguish the fire and clear the property of smoke. Ambulance crews were requested at the scene to treat several casualties for suspected smoke inhalation. Firefighters were at the scene approximately one hour and fifteen minutes.