Posted: Thu 14th Jul 2022

Shotton man hospitalised after hairdryer left on bed causes fire

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Jul 14th, 2022

A man was hospitalised in the early hours of this morning following a fire at an address in Shotton.

Firefighters were called to the property on Chevrons Road, Shotton, Flintshire shortly after midnight.

A North Wales Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson say the fire in the bedroom was caused by a hairdryer left on the bed.

People are being reminded to ensure hairdryers or straighteners have cooled completely before placing on soft furnishings or packing away.

A spokesperson for North Wales Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were called to a fire in the bedroom of a property on Chevrons rd, Shotton, Flintshire at 00.49hrs this morning

“Two crews Deeside attended

“The occupant (one man) taken to hospital for treatment for smoke inhalation and burns to hand.”

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