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Firefighters called to cooker fire

PUBLISHED: 17:00 30 November 2017 | UPDATED: 17:00 30 November 2017


Firefighters were called out to a house fire today (Thursday) in Somerset.

Devon and Somerset Fire Service sent crews from Burnham-on-Sea and Bridgwater to the home in Meadow View, Highbridge, after receiving a call-out at 11.59am.

A fire service spokesman said: “On arrival the crews confirmed that there had been a small fire involving plastic left on a cooker and smoke within the property.

“The crews ventilated the property and made it safe.”

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