Kitchen damaged after dishwasher fire in Chulmleigh

15:44 18 February 2013

Archant

Fire crews had to don breathing apparatus to combat the fire involving a dishwasher.

A FIRE involving a dishwasher has partially destroyed the kitchen of a house in Chulmleigh this afternoon (Mon).

Three fire engines from Chulmleigh, Witheridge and South Molton were called to the scene at The Chimes in Cricket Close at around 1.50pm.

On arrival, crews found the building heavily smoke logged and a dishwasher well alight.

Fire fighters used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

Approximately 10 per cent of the kitchen was destroyed by the fire and a further 40 per cent damaged by smoke.

0 comments

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 16:53
Simon Harris.

A former Shebber College school teacher described as a prolific and calculating sexual predator has been jailed for 17 years and four months after abusing vulnerable young Kenyan street children.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:52
Bideford College

The Ofsted report says the school is inadequate overall, days after it was announced the principal and chair of govenors had both resigned.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:09

Bristow Helicopters Ltd, who is taking over search and rescue services across the UK, opened its first brand new base today (Thursday).

Read more
Yesterday, 12:06
Police are appealing for help to find Glenn Phillip Madden.

Detectives are seeking to find the 36-year-old, who is known to have links with Devon and Cornwall.

Read more

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 4°C

min temp: 4°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