Firefighters from Honiton were called to a blaze at a flat in Ottery St Mary. An elderly man suffered smoke inhalation following the bedroom fire at a first floor flat in St Saviours Road, at 9.45pm last night (Thursday). One fire engine from Honiton attended and assisted crews from Ottery St Mary and Middlemoor. A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said: One bedroom was severely damaged by smoke and fire and the remainder of the flat was damaged by smoke. The fire was extinguished using breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet. Ambulance crews also attended the scene. The spokesman added: The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.