Crews confirmed that there was a small fire in a metal tray on top of the hob which was extinguished by the Fire Service using water from the tap and a fire blanket.
The occupier had correctly used the fire blanket and turned off the hob prior to evacuating the property. Updated Incident Information: Public Statement Issued: #PlanYourEscapeRoute
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