The Fire Service received a call from a concerned neighbour to alarms operating and wisps of smoke inside a domestic property at Occombe Valley Road, Windmill, Paignton. Two fire appliances from Paignton fire station attended.
Fire crews confirmed smoke inside a two storey house and gained entry via a first floor window.
Crews found a small fire involving a gas cooker within the ground floor kitchen, which was extinguished by breathing apparatus wearers, one hose reel jet and a positive pressure ventilation fan. The property was slightly damaged by smoke.
The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental. No-one was hurt.