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Commercial Services
Fire Appliance
Incident - Microwave Fire

Date: 08/03/2018
Time: 13:16
Location: The Underfleet, Seaton
Area: Central
County: Devon

The Fire Service received a call reporting a fire involving a microwave in a flat at the above location.  One fire appliance from Seaton, one fire appliance from Colyton and one fire appliance from Axminster were mobilised.

Fire crews confirmed a fire involving a microwave and requested the attendance of Ambulance for an elderly female casualty suffering from slight smoke inhalation.  The fire was out on the arrival of fire crews who inspected the appliance to ensure it was safe.  Fifty percent of the microwave was damaged by smoke.  Fire crews carried out casualty care until the arrival of Ambulance.  The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.

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