THERE was a fire at Yeovil's Hospital in the early hours of this morning.

Fire crews from Yeovil and Sherborne were sent to the hospital at Higher Kingston, at 12.38am to reports of a fire.

On arrival, crews confirmed that there had been a fire within a microwave on one of the wards, the fire was out on arrival.

Crews ventilated the area with two breathing apparatus wearers and ventilation fans.

Duty of care was left with on site staff.