Firefighters respond to cooker fire in Hayling Island

firefighters respond to cooker fire in hayling island

Three fire crews  have battled back flames after a house fire on Hayling Island this morning.

Flames took hold in a kitchen of two storey property on West Lane.

Fire crews  from Hayling,Havant and Cosham were called  just after 9.40am this morning after a neighbour was altered by a  sounding smoke alarm from the property

Four firefighters  wearing  breathing apparatus used  two hose reels and a main jet to tackle the fire.  The blaze  is believed to have  started in a cooker that had been left unattended. No one is believed to have been hurt

A spokesperson for Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “Three  appliances and officer attended the scene of a reported kitchen fire.

“On arrival smoke was reported issuing from the property.

“Breathing apparatus was used during access and a fire in the cooker was extinguished. The property was then ventilated using a fan.”