Three treated for smoke inhalation after electric blanket sparks Taunton house fire
An electric blanket is believed to have sparked a fire at a home in Taunton in the early hours of this morning.
Fire crews advised the residents of the property in Buckland Road to evacuate the building immediately after receiving a call reporting smoke at 1.30am.
On arrival, firefighters from the town discovered a fire in the first-floor bedroom and put out the blaze.
Three people were treated at the scene for smoke inhalation while crews ventilated the property.
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Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service suspect the blaze was started accidentally by an electric blanket, and said the occupants were alerted to it by their smoke detector.