Firefighters put out blaze at Lincoln flats

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Firefighters put out a fire caused by a chip pan fire in a Lincoln flat on Tuesday night.

The kitchen fire started in a flat on Beresford Close, off Picton Street in Lincoln just before 8.30pm.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue crews attended and extinguished the fire with a hose reel and a fan for ventilation.

They said it was caused by fat in chip pan catching fire.

Nobody was injured but there was damage to the cooker extractor fan and kitchen units.