FIREFIGHTERS extinguished a small fire in Church Street, Stroud this afternoon.

Fire services were called away from the blaze at Nu-Pro factory off London Road, Thrupp to a flat in Church Street just off the High Street after a bathroom fan set alight.

Chris Barton, the watch manager from Stroud Fire Station said: “There was a small fire in a domestic flat. It was found to be the extractor fan in the bathroom.

“Two fire fighters in breathing apparatus using one hose reel extinguished the fire and no one was hurt.”