Update: The family report that the fire did not start in the toaster as first thought but was caused by their fridge-freezer.
Fire crews were called to a fire at a property on Teignmouth Road, Torquay this morning, Wednesday, 22nd November.
The fire service were called to the property at around 10.15am. A toaster was believed to be on fire.
Two fire engines attended the incident. One from Torquay and one from Paignton.
The fire service said on their website: “On arrival the crews confirmed that the ground floor flat was heavily smoke logged and they got to work using two breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet.
“They extinguished the fire which had caused twenty percent fire damage and one hundred percent smoke damage to the property,”
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