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Crews attend Ottery St Mary kitchen fire

PUBLISHED: 10:58 21 April 2017

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Fire fighters were called to an Ottery St Mary home after reports of a blaze in a kitchen yesterday afternoon (Thursday).

On arrival in Slade Close at 2.48pm, crews confirmed that all persons were accounted for but that the room was full of smoke.

Two fire fighters in breathing apparatus entered the home and confirmed that the fire had been caused by food that had been left unattended.

The crews made the kitchen safe and checked the area with a thermal-imaging camera.

A fire service spokesman said the cause of the fire was accidental.

A paramedic also attended to check over the occupant, who had inhaled some smoke.

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