Fire destroys kitchen in Broadfield

Kitchen fire in Webb Close, Broadfield   Pictures: Eddie Howland
Kitchen fire in Webb Close, Broadfield Pictures: Eddie Howland

A woman was taken to hospital after suffering smoke inhalation from a kitchen fire this morning.

Four fire engines attended a two-storey terrace house in Webb Close, Broadfield, at 4.34am.

The house's kitchen was completely destroyed by fire

The house's kitchen was completely destroyed by fire

The ground floor kitchen was completely destroyed by the fire, and the entire ground floor sustained 50 per cent heat and smoke damage.

Half of the first floor also sustained 50 per cent smoke damage.

Firefighters used four breathing apparatus, two jets, one high pressure fan, a triple extension ladder and one hydrant to tackle the blaze.

They left the scene at 8.13am.

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