Small fire in factory canteen

A fire alarm alerted crews to the blaze in Bideford yesterday afternoon (Thursday).

FIRE CREWS were called to a factory in Bideford yesterday afternoon (Thursday) after a fire alarm was set off by a small fire in an industrial cooker.

Staff at Tyco Electronics in Chubb Road managed to extinguish the fire in the canteen before the fire service arrived using a fire blanket.

Two fire engines from Bideford attended the scene just after midday, and carried out a precautionary inspection of the premises.

No one was injured during the incident and fire service left the duty of care with the staff.

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