Firefighters called to seafront hotel fire and more news

Exmouth firefighters were called to a seafront hotel on Friday night after a fire broke out in an en-suite bathroom. Read this and more.

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HOTEL FIRE: Exmouth firefighters were called to a seafront hotel on Friday night after a fire broke out in an en-suite bathroom.

Crew from Exmouth and Exeter arrived at the Imperial Hotel at around 10.30pm and found a small fire involving an extractor fan in a bedroom’s en-suite bathroom.

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A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said fire crew wore breathing apparatus while tackling the blaze. “The bathroom was 20 per cent damaged by fire, heat and smoke and the remainder of the bedroom was damaged by smoke,” said the spokesperson.

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