Fire services attend kitchen blaze in block of flats

Four fire engines and crews attended the fire yesterday evening.
Four fire engines and crews attended the fire yesterday evening.

Crews from Lancaster, Morecambe and Bolton-le-Sands were called to the fire on Mainway, Lancaster at around 9.30pm yesterday evening (22 December).

Firefighters arrived to the fire on the second floor of a 12-storey block to find the kitchen window orange with flames.

Crews equipped with breathing apparatus used a hosereel jet to extinguish a fire.

Two women were given a precautionary check by paramedics but neither woman was hospitalised.

The flat suffered significant damage, say fire services.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.