Two calls on Torridge firefighters

Joseph Bulmer

TORRIDGE firefighters were called out twice today (Friday) to incidents in Dolton and Bideford.

Shortly after 9am crews from Torrington, Hatherleigh and Chulmleigh answered a call to fire in the kitchen of Dolton Village Hall.

They found that there had been a small fire involving an oven. The fire was out and they removed the oven into the open air.

At 12.30pm a fire crew from Bideford went to the car park at the Morrisons store to attend a report of a car on fire.

The fire involved wiring in the vehicle and firefighters use a hose reel, small tools and two sets of breathing apparatus to deal with the incident.