A KITCHEN has been severely damaged by a fire at a property in Taunton this evening (January 29).

The incident happened at 7.10pm in Manor Road, Staplegrove, and two fire engines attended the scene.

A fire service spokesman said the fire was in the ground floor kitchen of a two storey building.

They said the kitchen suffered complete smoke damage and was severely burnt.

One man was treated by paramedics for smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.