Dogs rescued from Ilfracombe house fire

14:10 17 March 2014

Archant

Fire fighters rescued the dogs from the property while extinguishing a fire in the kitchen.

TWO dogs were rescued from a house in Ilfracombe on Friday lunchtime after a kitchen fire broke out.

Fire crews from the town attended the two-storey property in Chichester Close shortly before 1pm after reports of an alarm sounding.

The caller stated they could smell burning and crews discovered a small fire in the kitchen.

Two dogs were retrieved from the house by fire fighters and were unharmed.

Crews extinguished the blaze using two breathing apparatus wearers, a hose reel jet and a thermal imaging camera.

The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.

0 comments

Other News Stories

Fri, 22:17
Gritters will be out this weekend. Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

County highways teams are monitoring the situation as forecasters predict icy conditions and wintry showers/

Read more
Fri, 15:37
A Devon marine reef scene. Picture: Mike Deaton.

Two areas included in the next round of Government plans to introduce MCZs to English waters...

Read more
Fri, 15:29

North Devon Council has cut winter parking charges from £2 all day to £1.20.

Read more
Fri, 14:45
The Burton Art Gallery

Arts Council England funding feasibility study to examine library move and art gallery expansion.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 3°C

min temp: 0°C

Most Read News

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition today E-edition

North Devon's trusted business finder