blanket sparks fire in bedroom of home near Burnham-On-Sea
electric blanket caused a bedroom fire at a property near Burnham-On-Sea
crews from Cheddar and Burnham-On-Sea were called to the village
of Badgworth after the occupant raised the alarm.
appliances were sent to Badgworth Lane, Badgworth just before
9.20am and crews discovered smoke issuing from a first floor bedroom.
used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel, one safety jet and
a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire which was confined
to a chair and an electric blanket," said a spokesman.
blanket had been left plugged in and had then been folded up on
a chair, causing the fire.
Pictured: Burnham-On-Sea fire crews at the scene in Badgworth