Warning after unattended cooking leads to fire in Sunderland
Fire crews have warned residents after a grill pan fire in Sunderland started when cooking was left unattended.
Crews from Sunderland Central and Farringdon fire stations were called to the fire in a kitchen in Sea View Road West, Sunderland.
No one was injured in the fire.
Crews were called at 5.28pm and left the scene at 5.51pm.
A spokesman for Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue said: "Crews were called to a two story semi-detached property to a kitchen fire.
"The grill pan was 60% severely damaged by fire and heat and the kitchen was 10% lightly damaged by smoke damage."
The remainder of the property was not damaged.
The spokesman added: "This was cooking left unattended. Thankfully no one was hurt."