Three taken to hospital following chip pan fire

THREE people were taken to hospital after a chip pan caught fire at a flat in Heaton.

Fire crews were called to the penthouse apartment in Merryfield Grange, off Overdale Drive, at around 11.30pm yesterday.

Two brothers and a sister in their 20s had managed to douse the flames with a wet tea towel before the fire service arrived at the block of exclusive properties.

One of the young men suffered minor burns to his hand and the two others were taken to the Royal Bolton Hospital for a check-up.

It is believed the siblings’ parents are away on holiday.

Damage from the blaze was confined to the chip pan and firefighters from Bolton Central were on the scene for 45 minutes .

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9:57am Tue 8 Jan 13

ChilliCan'tCorny says...

"block of exclusive properties" Glad you pointed that out. Hope the chips were ok too.
"block of exclusive properties" Glad you pointed that out. Hope the chips were ok too. ChilliCan'tCorny

12:44pm Tue 8 Jan 13

macauley says...

chip pans in heaton?times must be hard.
chip pans in heaton?times must be hard. macauley

6:09pm Tue 8 Jan 13

boltonnut says...

How come we are open to comments about inane subjects (chip pans etc) but real news,re.killing six week old babies we do not have the availability to make comments.The BN is practicing biased reporting.R.I.P. little one.
How come we are open to comments about inane subjects (chip pans etc) but real news,re.killing six week old babies we do not have the availability to make comments.The BN is practicing biased reporting.R.I.P. little one. boltonnut

10:48pm Tue 8 Jan 13

davoovad says...

boltonnut wrote:
How come we are open to comments about inane subjects (chip pans etc) but real news,re.killing six week old babies we do not have the availability to make comments.The BN is practicing biased reporting.R.I.P. little one.
Biased reporting indeed, we should have at least been able to comment on muslims being buried on the same land as pigs !!
[quote][p][bold]boltonnut[/bold] wrote: How come we are open to comments about inane subjects (chip pans etc) but real news,re.killing six week old babies we do not have the availability to make comments.The BN is practicing biased reporting.R.I.P. little one.[/p][/quote]Biased reporting indeed, we should have at least been able to comment on muslims being buried on the same land as pigs !! davoovad

11:25pm Tue 8 Jan 13

macauley says...

davoovad wrote:
boltonnut wrote: How come we are open to comments about inane subjects (chip pans etc) but real news,re.killing six week old babies we do not have the availability to make comments.The BN is practicing biased reporting.R.I.P. little one.
Biased reporting indeed, we should have at least been able to comment on muslims being buried on the same land as pigs !!
heaton, i was thinking it would have been farnworth or halliwell.
[quote][p][bold]davoovad[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]boltonnut[/bold] wrote: How come we are open to comments about inane subjects (chip pans etc) but real news,re.killing six week old babies we do not have the availability to make comments.The BN is practicing biased reporting.R.I.P. little one.[/p][/quote]Biased reporting indeed, we should have at least been able to comment on muslims being buried on the same land as pigs !![/p][/quote]heaton, i was thinking it would have been farnworth or halliwell. macauley

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