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Person assisted from Lincoln flat after chip pan fire

7 August 2021 @ 12:00 am

Lincoln chip pan sprinkler save

Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue Service (LFRS) tweeted at 7 August, 15:51 hours details of a kitchen fire involving a chip pan left unattended.

The residential sprinkler head activated restricting damage to 50% of the kitchen and moderate smoke damage to 100% of the flat.

On arrival operational crews identified that the fire was all out due to the activation of the residential sprinkler system, assisting 1 adult and 2 cats to safety and administrated oxygen due to smoke inhalation.

BAFSA have released a comprehensive video that demonstrates the clear benefits of sprinklers involving chip pan fires, click here to open

Fire statistical data collated from incidents attended by fire and rescue service involving dwellings for the financial year 2019/20 confirmed that 1494 incidents took place involving chip pan fires


7 August 2021
12:00 am
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wet pipe system