A FAMILY escaped injury after food left unattended in an oven went up in flames at a house in West Road, Ellesmere Port.
Nobody was injured in the incident at just before 9pm on Wednesday.
A fire alarm was activated and a 999 call made. Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a powerful fan to clear the house of smoke.
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service will fit an alarm free of charge on request. For details of this service, call 0151 55 3333.