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Firefighters tackle Sidmouth pan blaze

PUBLISHED: 14:36 18 August 2014 | UPDATED: 14:36 18 August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a blaze in a Sidmouth home that was caused by a pan that was left unattended on a cooker.

A crew from Totnes attended the scene in Manstone Mead at around 4.30pm on Saturday after alarms at the property sounded,

They removed the pan and ventilated the dwelling using a pressure ventilation fan.

“This was a small fire involving an unattended pan on a cooker hob,” said a fire service spokesman.

“There was moderate fire damage to the pan. The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.”

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