'Don't put the chip pan on after a night out'

Leaving chip pans unattended is one of the most common causes of accidental house fires, according to Cleveland Fire Service.

Les Jones, head of community safety, warned Teesside students of the dangers of putting on chips for a midnight snack after a night out.

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Teesside students shown dangers of chip pans

Firefighters have been showing students on Teesside the dangers of leaving chip pans and cooking unattended.