Skip to main content Logo search icon

Person taken to hospital after property fire

SA Updated
Person taken to hospital after property fire

Two fire crews battled a fire at a thatched property in the middle of the night and one person was taken to hospital. 

Modbury and Greenbank Fire Crews were called to a thatched residential property in Yealmpton just after midnight on Friday, July 1.

When fire crews arrived, they discovered the kitchen was on fire and full of smoke. 

The fire was contained in the kitchen and was extinguished by fire fighters. According to a spokesperson for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service, the kitchen was "100% destroyed by fire" and there was "40 per cent smoke and heat damage to a ground floor bathroom".

The spokesperson continued: "One adult suffered from smoke inhalation and was taking to hospital as a precaution. The cause of the fire was accidental."

User comments

There are no user comments for this listing.

You might also be interested in

New recycling containers to be delivered to 8,000 South Hams homes
Category: General News
Around 8,000 homes in the South Hams are set to receive new recycling containers in the next five weeks, as South Hams District Council...
Impact of flash floods being examined
Category: General News
More than 140 properties are thought to have been flooded across Devon during the recent flash floods.
Free activities offered at Fusion leisure centres
Category: General News
The three Fusion sports centres in the South Hams in Dartmouth, Ivybridge and Quayside in Kingsbridge, are offering a day of free activities. ...
SHDC said it's "finished the year with their finances in a good position"
Category: General News
South Hams District Council has said it has "finished the year with their finances in a good position" moving ahead to the future. ...
South Hams District Council lays out plan for the next four years
Category: General News
South Hams District Council's Executive Committee set out their draft aims and ambitions for the next four years at a meeting on Thursday. ...
Police appeal for information after jewellery theft in Dartmouth
Category: General News
Police are appealing for the public's help to identify a man in connection with a jewellery theft in Dartmouth.