Plastic toy in toaster causes fire in Newton Poppleford

PUBLISHED: 14:29 16 October 2017 | UPDATED: 14:29 16 October 2017

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A small plastic toy wedged in a toaster caused a fire in Newton Poppleford today (Monday).

Crews from Sidmouth received reports of an electrical burning smell coming from a property in School Lane at about 1.30pm.

On arrival they discovered a toy which had become wedged in a toaster had caused a small fire.

Firefighters used positive pressure ventilation to make the property safe.

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