Fire in church

Fire believed to be accidental.

Firefighters were called to Axminster Methodist Church following an electrical fire in the ladies toilets.

The incident occurred yesterday (Sunday), at 11.47am, and crews found a small fire at the scene, involving a hand drier.

Crews from Axminster, Colyton and Lyme Regis attended the scene.

The fire was extinguished using two breathing apparatus, a power extinguisher and a ventilation fan.

The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.