A MAN was taken to hospital after a fire broke out in his kitchen this afternoon (Friday).
Firefighters from Wakefield Station were called to Park Lodge Lane, Eastmoor, at 2pm.
A grill pan that had been left unattended burst into flames.
The man was taken to Pinderfields Hospital as a precaution.
Watch Commander Mick Ferries said: “The smoke alarms fitted in his home were damaged. We fitted new alarms for free. I would encourage everyone to test their smoke alarms regularly - they save lives - and to take advantage of our free home fire safety checks.”
For a free home fire safety check call 0800 5874536.