Fire crew saves cat from bedroom fire in Barnstaple

9:32pm Sunday 20th January 2013

By Mid Devon Star Reporter

TWO fire teams helped tackle a bedroom fire and save a cat in Barnstaple today (January 20).

The Fire Service received reports of a possible bedroom fire in a bungalow at Bingham Crescent just after 3pm.

Crews used four breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet, a thermal image camera and an extension ladder to extinguish the fire.

Thirty percent of the property was damaged by fire and ninety percent of the property was damaged by smoke.

A fire service spokesman said: "30% of the property was damaged by fire and 90% was damaged by smoke.

"One cat was rescued by fire service personnel."

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