Christmas Day fire in Lyme Regis

DORSET Fire and Rescue Service has issued a warning to householders not to leave candles unattended following a Christmas Day fire in Lyme Regis.

DORSET Fire and Rescue Service has issued a warning to householders not to leave candles unattended following a Christmas Day fire in Lyme Regis.

The occupants of a three-storey property in Coombe Street were out when a fire alarm alerted a neighbour.

The fire, which broke out in the afternoon, has been described as a 'major' incident.

Part of the ground floor was damaged, along with personal possessions.