FIREFIGHTERS were called to a 103-year-old man's flat in North Yorkshire this morning (May 14) to put out a small fire.

North Yorkshire fire service said a crew was called to the flat at about 8.30am after a smoke alarm was triggered.

The service tweeted: "Smoke alarm did it's job detecting a minor fire in the grill pan. Crews carried out safe and well checks & this lovely chap is looking forward to his 104th birthday in 10 days."