Firefighters from Barnstaple were called after reports of a smell of smoke and a fire alarm sounding.

Firefighters were called to a kitchen fire in Barnstaple this afternoon (Friday).

Two fire appliances from Barnstaple were sent after a report of a smell of burning and a fire alarm sounding in Magdalene Lawn at 12.35pm.

The crews confirmed that there had been a small fire in the kitchen of a first floor flat.

A pan of water and two breathing apparatus were used in the call-out.