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Portland Fire Started By A Candle

Dorset Fire And Rescue Engine 2

6:42am 25th September 2014

A man has been treated for smoke inhalation after a fire on Portland which was started by a candle.

Fire crews were called to the property in Fortuneswell around 11.30am yesterday morning.

The fire was out on arrival and crews took a man out of the property who was treated by paramedics at the scene.

It’s thought the fire was started by a candle falling over on a wooden chair.

Dorset Fire & Rescue Service say this is a strong reminder to take extra care when using candles.

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