Two fire engines attended the scene after reports of a smoke alarm sounding.

TWO fire engines were called to a flat in Pynes Lane, Bideford, on Saturday evening after a cooker caught fire.

Crews from Appledore and Bideford were alerted to sounds of a smoke alarm going off and discovered the first floor flat heavily smoke logged.

The fire was out when crews arrived and a man was led to safety.

Crews inspected the property and found the cause of the fire to be accidental.