Firefighters called to Brompton-on-Swale kitchen fire

Firefighters were called to a fire in a kitchen in Brompton-on-Swale yesterday.

The incident occurred at around 6pm.

Fire crews from Richmond and Northallerton responded to reports of an alarm sounding and smoke coming from a property.

On arrival, they found the kitchen on fire.

North Yorkshire Fire and rescue Service said crews entered the premises “under rapid deployment to extinguish the fire and prevent spread to the rest of the property”.

One hose reel jet was used to extinguish and dampen down the fire before the property was ventilated using a positive-pressure ventilation fan.