Firefighters called to shed fire in Huntingdon

Fire engine.

Fire engine. - Credit: Archant

Firefighters battled a shed fire in Huntingdon yesterday (December 11).

One crew from Huntingdon were called to Elm Close at 6.30pm, where they used hose reels to extinguish the flames.

The cause of the fire was accidental, caused by an electrical light fitting.

Watch Commander Eddie Theaker said: “This fire started in an electrical light fitting.

“We would encourage residents to regularly check electrical items, including light fittings, in their homes to make sure they are safe and in good working order.”

The fire crew had returned to their station by 7.35pm.