Fire crews called to town centre fire

10:12 22 May 2014

Firefighters attending a fire in Exmouth on Wednesday evening. Picture by Emma Crane-Woodman.

Firefighters attending a fire in Exmouth on Wednesday evening. Picture by Emma Crane-Woodman.

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Fire crews from Exmouth and Topsham were called out to a fire yesterday evening in Exmouth town centre.

The incident occurred at 6.52pm, when firefighters were called to a building fire at commercial premises in The Parade.

On arrival, crews put out the fire, which was within an industrial steam cleaner on the ground floor.

The property was heavily smoke logged, and crews used a ventilation fan to disperse the smoke.

The fire service said the cause of the fire was believed to be accidental.

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