Crews deal with car and kitchen fire in Rutland

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Firefighters were called to a burning car and a smoke-filled kitchen in Rutland over the weekend.

A car caught fire on the A606 Whitwell Road, near Empingham, at 9pm on Friday. Most of the car was destroyed in the blaze but no-one was injured.

And a fire alarm was set off in a home in St Anne’s Close, Oakham, at 2.45pm yesterday (Sunday) after cooking was left unattended.

No damage was caused and the smoke was cleared from the house.