Man injured in garden shed fire in Exmouth and other news

07:00 19 October 2012

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man suffered burns when a fire broke out a garden shed in Exmouth. Read this and more.

EATERY AWARDS: Exmouth eateries are celebrating after being recognised in the Taste of the West Awards 2012.

The South Beach Café at Sandy Bay received a silver award, and the A la Ronde Tea Rooms received a bronze award.

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JUSTICE: A Tory Euro MP who represents East Devon has backed opting out of pan-Europe arrest agreements.

Ashley Fox MEP says he is ‘pleased’ that the Home Secretary intends to call time on Britain’s involvement with the EU Justice and Home Affairs Programme.

The Government wants to opt-out of over 130 separate pieces of EU legislation, including abandoning the EU Arrest Warrant and an EU level Public Prosecutor.

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BLAZE VICTIM: A man suffered burns when a fire broke out a garden shed in Exmouth.

Firefighters were called to a property in Bradham Lane on Friday evening and found a small fire had broken out in a detached shed. The crew put out the fire and gave first aid to a man at the scene.

A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said the cause of the fire was thought to be accidental.

“The fire was extinguished by fire crews using one hose reel jet and small tools to cut away hot spots,” said the spokesperson. “Fire crews rendered first aid to one male casualty suffering from minor burns. The casualty did not require any hospital treatment.”

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