Toaster on hotplate caused fire in Battle

BATTLE firefighters are warning residents to make sure they take care when cooking after crews were called out to a kitchen blaze early on Sunday morning (March 30).

Crews were called to an address at St Martins, Battle, at 7.10am after someone left a toaster standing on a hotplate.

The blaze, which caused some damage, was out by the time firefighters arrived.

The crews ventilated the property before they left the scene.