Sunderland woman puts out kitchen fire with pan of water

Crews were called to a kitchen fire in Sunderland.

Crews were called to a kitchen fire in Sunderland.

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A Sunderland woman put out a kitchen fire with a pan of water before crews arrived.

Two crews from Farringdon fire station were called to a kitchen fire at a house on Cambridge Road, Sunderland, at 2.57pm.

The female occupant managed to put out the fire which started from the hob with a pan of water and get herself to safety before crews arrived.

She received treatment from paramedics for smoke inhalation but was not injured.