Fire: pensioner treated by paramedics
PUBLISHED: 12:34 26 November 2013 | UPDATED: 12:34 26 November 2013
An elderly woman suffered smoke inhalation after a small fire broke out in her kitchen.
A pensioner was treated for smoke inhalation by paramedics after a small fire broke out in her home in Brixington.
The fire crew was called to sheltered accommodation in Churchill Road on Monday evening after receiving a report of an alarm sounding.
An elderly woman was led to safety and treated by ambulance crew.
A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “After gaining access to the bungalow the crew requested an ambulance as the elderly female occupant had smoke inhalation due to a small fire in the oven.”
The fire crew extinguished the fire and used ventilation fans to clear smoke from the property