Kitchen Fire - Kingswood
Published: 25 Aug 2020 07:30pm
Fire and Rescue NSW crews from Penrith and St Marys are currently attending to a call out for a kitchen fire with resident that is suffering oil burns from cooking.
Unit is currently filled with smoke, resident was able to escape to a neighbouring property awaiting assistance from Fire crews.
Fire has been extinguished, minor damage to kitchen due to the quick actions of firefighters.
30 year old female patient is being treated by firefighters on scene as they await an ambulance to treat the injured lady who has burns to hands.
Superintendent Adam Dewberry from Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) said the leading cause of house fires in NSW is leaving cooking unattended and it was important the community remembered to keep looking when cooking.
"If your cooking catches fire, never use water to put out a fat or oil fire, turn off the stove if it is safe to do so and call Triple Zero (000)."
Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm
Related safety topics
The leading cause of home fires in NSW is leaving cooking unattended.
It“s the law to have at least one working smoke alarm installed on every level of your home.
Having a home escape plan and a working smoke alarm increases your chances of getting out safely.
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290-294 High Street, Penrith NSW 2750
2-6 Jeanette Street, Regentville NSW 2745
1 Marsden Road, ST Marys NSW 2760