Deprecated: Function session_register() is deprecated in /home/sites/ on line 88 Merthyr Tydfil man rescued from chip pan blaze
 Current Threat Level in the UK SEVERE  Issued by

Forum Links

News Archive

Merthyr Tydfil man rescued from chip pan blaze

  • 3-31-2011

Firefighters said a man had a narrow escape when he had to be rescued from a blaze at his home in Merthyr Tydfil.

Emergency services were called to the Heolgerrig area just before 0300 BST by neighbours who heard a smoke alarm going off.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus searched the property and found him in an upstairs bedroom.

A South Wales Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said the fire was caused by a chip pan left unattended on a cooker.

"The fire service advise that you do not cook before going to bed and that working smoke alarms save lives," she said.

News Feed from BBC News

Email to Friend

Fill in the form below to send this news item to a friend:

Email to Friend
* Your Name:
* Your Email:
* Friend's Name:
* Friend's Email:
* Security Image:
Security Image Generate new
Copy the numbers and letters from the security image
* Message:

Forum Login

Please login or register to our forum.

IFPA Spopnsor
RIFA advert