Fire fighters tackled a kitchen fire in a North Devon home this afternoon (Sunday)

Crews from Barnstaple and South Molton raced to the address Redlands Road, Fremington, after a mameber of the public reported seeing smoke coming from the property.

On arrival, the incident commander confirmed there had been a small fire in the property involving a tea towel left on top of a gas grill.

Crews swiftly extinguished the fire using breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet.