Cooking fire in Narrabundah

A man has sustained minor burns in a kitchen fire in Narrabundah.

The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue were alerted to a fire in Natambi Street at 2:42pm.

Fire crews arrived to find a small fire on the stove inside the property and quickly extinguished it.

The male occupant told them he was cooking when some oil caught alight. He initially went outside and rang Emergency Triple Zero (000) before going back inside to try and put the fire out.

Intensive care paramedics treated him for minor burns but he didn’t require transport to hospital.

Firefighters are ventilating smoke from the home before allowing the man back inside.

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