Fryer fire at Wigan hospital

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KITCHEN staff were evacuated following a fire at a Wigan hospital.

A deep fat fryer set alight in the kitchen of Wrightington Hospital at 9.30am on Thursday.

Quick-thinking staff were able to put out the flames before the fire service arrived.

The canteen and restaurant area was evacuated as a precaution.

No-one was injured and the fire was confined to the fryer.