Five people taken to hospital after kitchen fire in Preston

Five people have been taken to hospital and treated for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in a kitchen in Longfield, Preston this morning.

By Emma Downey
Friday, 3rd June 2022, 2:31 pm

They were taken to hospital by North West Ambulance Service earlier this morning.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Fire Service said: “At 11:18am two fire engines from Fulwood and Preston attended a kitchen fire on Longfield.

"Firefighters wore breathing apparatus and used one hose reel and a ventilation unit to extinguish the fire.”

Lancashire Fire and Rescue attended a house in Longfield, Preston earlier this morning following a kitchen fire which saw five people treated in hospital for smoke inhalation

Crews were in attendance for approximately one hour and thirty minutes.