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firenightUPDATED: One person was treated for smoke inhalation following a chip pan fire in Totland late last night (Tuesday).

Three pumping appliances from the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service were called to a property at The Broadway shortly before 23:45, where it was discovered that there was a chip pan fire in the kitchen.

Paramedics from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service treated a woman for smoke inhalation following the small blaze, which was extinguished by 00:15 this morning.

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UPDATED @ 09:50 – Island Echo understands  three neighbouring properties, occupied by families with young children, had to be evacuated onto the street during the incident.

It is understood that the fire was caused by a drunken accident.


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