A WOMAN and her daughter escaped from a fire at their home yesterday.
The kitchen blaze happened at a home in Hambrook Road, Brockhurst, Gosport, at 10.10am.
Two appliances with 10 firefighters from Gosport tackled the fire on the ground floor of the two-storey home.
A senior officer from Hampshire Fire and Rescue headquarters attended to provide tactical advice.
Station manager Tim Spencer-Peet said: ‘The cause of the fire is being further investigated.
‘At the moment it looks very much like it was accidental.
‘The people got out and called us out.
‘It was a small fire in the kitchen.
‘It was contained very quickly in the room.
‘We used post-fire mechanical ventilation to clear the smoke.’
Firefighters from Green Watch from Gosport fire station used four breathing apparatuses, two hose reels and ventilators.
The incident was over by 10.42am.