Woman treated by paramedics after kitchen blaze

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A woman had to be treated by paramedics after she inhaled smoke from a kitchen fire.

Two fire engines from Lancashire fire and rescue service rushed to a house in Clarendon Road East in Morecambe just before 2pm today.

A spokesman for the fire service said the woman did not suffer any serious injuries but revealed she was treated at the scene by paramedics from the North West ambulance service because she had inhaled smoke.

The spokesman also revealed that the fire service will be investigating the cause of the blaze.

They said: “We attended a fire in ground floor kitchen.

“A female casualty was suffering the effects of breathing in smoke and was in the care of ambulance paramedics when we arrived at the scene,

“Firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus used a hosereel jet to put the fire out and used a portable fan to extract smoke and heat.”