Fire crews tackle kitchen fire

PUBLISHED: 17:53 21 March 2018 | UPDATED: 17:53 21 March 2018

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Firefighters battled a flat fire in Burnham-on-Sea this afternoon (Wednesday).

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue crews from Burnham, Cheddar and Bridgwater were called to The Esplanade at 12.27pm.

The fire was located in the basement flat of the property after items had been left on top of the cooker.

Firefighters used breathing apparatus, a hose reel and a safety jet to extinguish it.

The kitchen and property were badly damaged from the blaze and the smoke.

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