Fire crews called to smell of burning at hospital

An investigation found a burning smell coming from a light fitting in Bideford Hospital.

FIRE crews were called to Bideford Hospital this morning (Thur) to reports of a smell of burning and alarms activating.

The two fire engines from Bideford and Appledore arrived at the hospital just before 9am.

Upon arrival they found a smell of burning coming from a light fitting but no sign of any fire.

Further investigations found there had been a small fire involving the choke in a florescent light fitting.


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