Firefighters called to Oldmixon care home

PUBLISHED: 11:46 01 October 2016 | UPDATED: 11:46 01 October 2016

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Firefighters from Avon Fire and Rescue were called to a fire at a care home in Oldmixon today (Saturday).

Crews from Weston and Winscombe were called at 00.03am to reports of a fire in a ground floor flat.

Firefighters were able to put out the fire and use fans to air out the room.

More than 20 patients and staff had safely evacuated before the engines arrived.

The source of the fire is currently unknown.

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