Firefighters were called out to Friarn Avenue yesterday, 12th March 2019, just after 1pm.

Crews used two breathing apparatus sets, one hose reel jet and one safety jet to extinguish the fire. Crews also used a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear the smoke from the building.

On arrival a spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue confirmed,

“One adult male was treated at the scene by the ambulance service.

“The fire is believed to have been started deliberately within a bedroom.”


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