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Firefighters tackle Workington chip pan blaze

[A]t 1:47pm today, Monday 8 January firefighters were called to an address in Lakeland View in Workington following reports of a chip pan fire.

A spokesman for Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service said: “Crews used a dry powder extinguisher, a hose reel jet and two breathing apparatus to extinguish the flames.

“A thermal imaging camera was used to ensure there were no hot spots.

“One casualty was handed over to the care of paramedics.”

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