Emergency services called to the scene of Exmouth flat fire

EMERGENCY services were called to the scene of a flat fire at an Exmouth property. Firefighters responded to a number of reports of a flat on fire in Fore Street at 11.05am last Friday, March 19. Crews confirmed a small fire involving a cooker within the

EMERGENCY services were called to the scene of a flat fire at an Exmouth property.

Firefighters responded to a number of reports of a flat on fire in Fore Street at 11.05am last Friday, March 19.

Crews confirmed a small fire involving a cooker within the kitchen of a ground floor flat inside a two-storey building.

The kitchen was severely damaged with the remainder of the property damaged by smoke.

Crews extinguished the fire using two breathing apparatus wearers, one hose reel jet and a thermal image camera.

One male occupant was suffering from smoke inhalation but refused ambulance treatment.

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The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.