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Firefighters urge residents against trying to fight home fires

Without the proper knowledge, residents can make the fire worse by attempting to extinguish it

The Lancashire Telegraph

BURNLEY, England — Firefighters are urging residents not to tackle fires in their homes unless they know proper techniques.

It comes as a woman had to be treated for smoke inhalation after she tried to put out a toaster fire with a damp cloth and pillow.

Full story: Firefighters urge residents against trying to fight home fires

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