Lighter causes fire in 
children’s bedroom

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Humberside Fire and Rescue Service is reminding residents of the importance of keeping matches and lighters out of children’s reach after attending a house fire in Driffield on Saturday 18 January.

The emergency call was received at 10.28am and two engines from Driffield Fire Station arrived at the property by 10.36am.

Despite the fire having been extinguished prior to their arrival, a fire investigation officer assessed the scene and established that a lighter had been the cause of the fire in the children’s bedroom. Fire Investigation Officer Gary Chew said: “Thankfully no one was seriously injured as a result of this incident.


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