Four children escape kitchen blaze in the middle of the night

Four children had to flee a house fire that broke out in the middle of the night.

By Nick Frame
Thursday, 19th May 2022, 8:28 am
Updated Thursday, 19th May 2022, 8:31 am

Crews were called to the two-storey mid-terrace house on Smeaton Road in Upton at 2.40am this morning, Thursday, May 19, to reports of a kitchen fire.

The firefighters from Pontefract and South Kirkby used hose reel jets to bring the flames under control and ventilation fan to clear the property of smoke.

The ambulance checked over the four children, but there were no injuries reported.

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Smeaton Road, Upton.

The fire service said that smoke detectors were fitted, but were not working.