07 Jul 2022

What's cooking?! Kildare householders warned after firefighters called when pot fills house with smoke

What's cooking?! Firefighters called after pot fills house with smoke

Firefighters with the pot which caused the smoke / PHOTO: Dublin Fire Brigade

A pot cooking on a stove filled a house with smoke and resulted in emergency services being called to a home.

Smoke alarms were triggered and Dublin Fire Brigade received a call from the alarm monitoring company about the incident. 

A spokesperson said: "Firefighters discovered that unattended cooking was the cause of the alarm.

"The pot, and its contents, filled the house with smoke.

"This is a common, and avoidable, cause of kitchen fires.

"Never leave cooking unattended."

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