Kitchen fire in Ilfracombe cottage
Fire crews discovered the blaze in the first floor kitchen of a cottage.
TWO fire engines were scrambled in the early hours yesterday (Sun) to reports of a fire in a cottage.
The crews from Ilfracombe discovered a fire in a first floor kitchen of the house in West Hagginton, Ilfracombe, at 1.37am.
Fire fighters battled the blaze wearing breathing apparatus and using a hose reel jet.
Crews confirmed 10 per cent of the kitchen was damaged by the fire, and the remainder of the first floor was damaged by smoke.
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A positive pressure ventilation fan was also used to vent the smoke from the property.
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