Smoke followed a 'bang'

PUBLISHED: 13:07 08 July 2008 | UPDATED: 22:02 15 June 2010

A BANG and a cloud of smoke had a householder from Whimple dialling 999 on Monday.

A BANG and a cloud of smoke had a householder from Whimple dialling 999 on Monday.A cloud of smoke was observed coming from a corner of a lounge at a property in London Road at 1.45pm.A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service told the Herald: "On arrival the crew discovered a strong smell of burning and the source to be a small fire in a light fitting."The crew made the area safe and no one was injured in the incident.


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