Don’t dry your socks in the oven - Firefighter’s warning after callout

PUBLISHED: 09:03 01 December 2019 | UPDATED: 09:04 01 December 2019

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service. PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service. PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Firefighters have warned anyone looking for warm and toasty feet this winter not to dry socks in the oven after being called to reports of a flat fire.

Crews from Lowestoft North and South fire stations were called to the Commercial Road and Station Square area of the town on Friday night at 10.09pm.

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Taking to Twitter, firefighters at the North station said: "Mobilised with @LowestoftSouth to flat fire last night. Thankfully no action required.

"FIRE SAFETY ADVICE: Do not dry your socks in the oven."

The two crews left the scene shortly afterwards at 10.20pm.

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