FIRE crews were called to an incident in a home after curtains and a mattress caught light.

Three fire engines and an aerial ladder platform were sent to the incident on Minehead Road, Norton Fitzwarren, at 8.24pm yesterday (Friday).

A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "On arrival, crews confirmed a fire involving curtains and a mattress.

Crews extinguished the fire using four breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet, a CO2 extinguisher and a thermal imaging camera to check for hot spots.

"The property was also ventilated using a positive pressure ventilation fan."