Firefighters tackle living room blaze

PUBLISHED: 15:48 03 August 2017 | UPDATED: 15:48 03 August 2017

Firefighters were called to the incident this morning.

Firefighters were called to the incident this morning.

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

Crews from Burnham-on-Sea fire station were dispatched to Millfield Cottages in Rectory Way, Lympsham, shortly after 10am.

They had received a 999 call amid reports that the ground floor living room was on fire.

A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “On arrival the crews began fighting the fire using four breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets.

“The fire was involving the ground floor lounge and was extinguished using the above equipment as well as a main jet.

“A positive pressure ventilation fan was used to ventilate the property.”

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