Monday, December 23, 2013
Fire crews from Exmouth were called to deal with a fire at a home in Littleham Road.
The incident happened on Saturday, December 21, at 4.38pm, when crews were called to reports of a smell of burning from a second floor flat.
Having forced an entry to the premises, firefighters discovered a small kitchen fire, which was out on arrival.
Crews made the flat safe, and located the elderly resident, who was found to be safe and well.
A fire service spokesman said the cause of the fire was believed to be accidental.