Woman and dog escape 'accidental' house fire in Chatteris

PUBLISHED: 10:58 26 April 2018 | UPDATED: 10:58 26 April 2018

A woman and dog were rescued from an ‘accidental’ house fire in Chatteris.

A woman and dog were rescued from an 'accidental' house fire in Chatteris.

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A woman and her dog were rescued from their Chatteris home yesterday morning (April 25) after a fire started in the kitchen.

The Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service was called at around 11.30am to the house on Angood’s Lane.

One crew from Chatteris, one from March and a north roaming fire engine was dispatched.

A spokesman said: “The crews arrived to find a fire in the kitchen area of the house.

“Wearing breathing apparatus, firefighters used one hose reel to extinguish the fire.

“Firefighters rescued one female casualty and a dog from the house.

“The crews returned to their stations by 12.45pm.

“The cause of the fire was accidental.”

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