Two taken to hospital after fire

PUBLISHED: 16:21 27 June 2013 | UPDATED: 16:21 27 June 2013


Fire crews called to kitchen blaze at Axminster

TWO people were taken to hospital as precautionary measure after a fire at Axminster this afternoon (Thursday, June 27).

Firelighters from Axminster, Colyton and Charmouth were called to the blaze at a property in Membury Road, at around 1.30pm

The fire, which was out on arrival, involved wiring from a small electrical appliance which had come into contact with a hot cooker top.

Two occupants, one of which had been escorted from the property by fire crews, were conveyed to hospital by ambulance as a precautionary measure only.

The cause was accidental.

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