THE cause of a bedroom blaze is being investrigated by the emergency services.

Fire crews attended the incident in Snedden Grove, Taunton, at 10.15pm yesterday, Boxing Day, following a 999 call from a concerned neighbour, who could hear fire alarms and smelt smoke.

Firefighters confirmed a fire involving a mattress in a bedroom of a single storey home.

A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "The mattress was totally destroyed by fire and the property sustained 30% heat and smoke damage throughout."