Topsham firefighters called to Clyst St Mary home: Candle wax causes smoke

PUBLISHED: 15:35 22 December 2009 | UPDATED: 12:29 10 June 2010

CANDLE wax dripping onto a gas fire at a Rosewood Crescent home, in Clyst St Mary, prompted a visit from Topsham firefighters.

CANDLE wax dripping onto a gas fire at a Rosewood Crescent home, in Clyst St Mary, prompted a visit from Topsham firefighters.

The crew on Monday morning received reports smoke was coming from the home and the occupant was unable to leave the property.

A Devon and Somerset Fire and rescue Service spokesperson said: "Upon arrival crews found the smoke was caused by candle wax dripping on a gas fire, so crews checked the property and made it safe.

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