Woman treated for smoke inhalation after Exmouth fire

PUBLISHED: 16:50 09 May 2016 | UPDATED: 16:56 09 May 2016


An elderly woman has been treated for smoke inhalation following a fire in Exmouth this afternoon.

Firefighters were called to reports of an alarm sounding at Glenorchy Court, Exeter Road, at 2.21pm.

A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said that on arrival, crews made a forced entry, and an elderly woman was escorted from the building.

She was given oxygen therapy and first aid due to smoke inhalation.

Firefighters confirmed there was a fire in an oven, which was out by 3.02pm.

The woman was left in the care of ambulance personnel.

A South Western Ambulance Service spokesman confirmed that the elderly woman was treated at the scene, but had not required hospital treatment.

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