FIREFIGHTERS were called to a flat fire in Crewkerne involving a ground floor balcony.

Crews from Yeovil and Beaminster joined the Crewkerne team at the scene on Chubbs Lawn at 10.40pm last night (Tuesday, June 20).

Firefighters managed to extinguish the blaze and rescued one person who was treated by the ambulance service.

A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue said: "The fire was recorded as deliberate."