Exmouth firefighters called to Brixington home

FIRE investigators were called to a Brixington home on Friday morning after it was reported a blaze had broken out in an electrical cupboard.

FIRE investigators were called to a Brixington home on Friday morning after it was reported a blaze had broken out in an electrical cupboard.

Firefighters from Exmouth were called to Wilmot Close shortly after 7.30am where they found a fire had broken out in an outhouse of a terraced home, involving a rubbish bin.

The fire crews discovered the fire affected an electrical fuse box and the external gas supply.

Wales and West Utilities and Western Power also attended the scene.

The fire was extinguished using one hose reel jet and the firefighters used ventilation fans to clear smoke from the home.