Residential kitchen fire brings crew into action

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A KITCHEN fire left two residents with minor breathing difficulties last night.

Southsea Fire Station was called out to Richmond Road, Southsea, at around 6.30pm, after a resident had left something cooking unattended on the hob in their kitchen.

A crew attended the building an evacuated it immediately, before quickly extinguishing the blaze.

Two residents had inhaled smoke from the fire, and were subsequently assessed by an ambulance crew – which arrived on the scene shortly after the incident took place.

Nobody was seriously injured during the incident.