Crews sent to tackle kitchen fire

Ventilation fan used to remove smoke from first floor flat in Ottery St Mary.

TWO fire appliances from Honiton and a tender from Middlemoor were sent to tackle a kitchen fire in Ottery St Mary yesterday (Wednesday) at teatime.

The fire was reported in a first floor flat, in Mill Street, but was out when firefighters arrived.

Crews used a ventilation fan to remove smoke from the premises and ensured the area was safe before returning to base.