An elderly resident escaped unhurt after a a fire in a flat at Littleham Road, Exmouth
Fire crews confirmed a smell of burning coming from a second floor flat and requested a second fire appliance from Exmouth. Fire crews made forced entry to the premises.
They found a small fire in the kitchen of a second floor flat. The fire was out on the arrival of fire crews who inspected the flat to ensure was safe.
The elderly resident was located and confirmed to be safe and well. The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.