Bedroom fire caused by candle

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Fire crews were called to reports of a fire at a property in Totnes this morning 25th December.

Two fire engines, one from Totnes and one from Paignton were mobilised to the incident at Copland Meadows just after 11.15am.

​Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said on their website: “On arrival the officer in charge confirmed there had been a fire in the bedroom of the property caused by a candle and involved curtains and adjoining furniture.

“The fire had already been extinguished by the homeowner, so crews got to work to ensure that the fire was fully out using small tools and a thermal imaging camera.

“The incident was left safe and in the hands of the occupier,”

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