Emergency services called to kitchen fire at Preston care home

Crews were called to extinguish a kitchen fire at a care home in Preston early this morning, say fire services.

Tuesday, 24th January 2017, 8:50 am
Updated Tuesday, 24th January 2017, 9:57 am
Abraham House

Two crews from Preston were called to the incident at Abraham House care home on Blackpool Road at around 6.30am.

Firefighters arrived at the scene to find a smoke filled kitchen and dining room.

The residents had been moved to a safe room, say fire services.

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Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said in a statement: "Two fire engines from Preston attended a kitchen fire in a property on Blackpool Road.

"Firefighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a ventilation unit to extinguish the fire, and they were at the scene for just over 20 minutes."

There were no injuries reported.