Fire at Axminster Co-op
PUBLISHED: 13:48 09 July 2018
Shop and store room suffer smoke damage in South Street blaze
A store room at the Co-op Supermarket in South Street, Axminster, was severely damaged during a fire yesterday (Sunday, July 8).
Firefighters from Axminster, Charmouth and Lyme Regis attended the incident at around 12.30pm.
Crews used breathing apparatus, hose reel jets, a thermal imaging camera and small tools to extinguish the blaze. Smoke damage was 20 per cent to the shop and 80 per cent to the store. A fuse box was severely damaged.
The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.