FIREFIGHTERS were called to a property in Winchester Street after reports of a kitchen fire. 

One fire engine from Taunton and two fire engines from Bridgwater were sent to the incident at 3.04pm today (January 13).

On arrival crews confirmed that there had been a fire on top of the cooker hob but the fire was out. 

The ground floor of the property was heavily smoke logged. 

Firefighters used two breathing apparatus, a thermal image camera and a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear the smoke.