Fire crews called to late night kitchen fire


Fire crews were called to reports of a kitchen fire in Hele Road, Torquay last night, Thursday 15 April.

Two fire engines were mobilised to the incident at around 11.40pm.

A spokesperson for Devon and Somerset fire and rescue service said: “The fire involved the electrical hob in a first floor kitchen of the mid terraced property.

“Crews used 2 Breathing Apparatus wearers, one hose reel jet and a thermal imaging camera to ensure the fire was fully extinguished.

“The cause of the fire was believed to be accidental.”

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