Thermal imaging equipment used by firefighters after flat blaze in Honiton

FIREFIGHTERS from Honiton used thermal imaging equipment to ensure a second floor flat in the town was safe after a minor blaze.

FIREFIGHTERS from Honiton used thermal imaging equipment to ensure a second floor flat in the town was safe after a minor blaze.

Two appliances from the town's fire station travelled just around the corner, to Lee Close, after a 999 call was received reporting smoke coming from a property.

The call was received at 2.27pm yesterday (Tuesday), but the fire was found to be out when the crews arrived.

A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said: "There was a small fire in a second floor flat, which was out when our crews arrived.