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Fire Starts After Food In A Steamer Left Cooking Unattended At Student Accommodation

Tuesday, 12 February 2013
Crown Street, Liverpool.
Firefighters were called after smoke alarms activated when cooking was left unattended at student accommodation.

Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service was called at 8.09pm on Tuesday, February 12, to Crown Street in Liverpool.

The fire involved a food steamer in a communal kitchen. The fire was out when firefighters arrived.

Watch Manager Simon Swann, who is with White Watch at City Centre Community Fire Station and attended the call-out, said: “We advise that cooking is never left unattended. It was in this case and a small fire started. We gave fire safety advice to six students in the building.”

There was some fire damage to the steamer and smoke damage to the communal kitchen.

An appliance from City Centre Community Fire Station attended the call-out.

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