Crews called to cooker fire

Fire crews were called out to reports of a fire involving an electric oven this morning.

TWO fire crews were called out to a cooker fire in Ilfracombe in the early hours this morning.

The fire engines from Ilfracombe and an aerial ladder platform from Barnstaple attended the scene at a flat in Sommers Crescent at 3.04am.

On arrival, the crews found the fire involving an electric oven in the kitchen area was out.

The flat received minor damage from the fire and around 100m of smoke damage which the fire crews ventilated.

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