Firefighters called to blaze in yurt

Firefighters were called to a fire in a camping yurt yesterday.

Crews from Leyburn and Hawes responded to reports of a fire in the pod at Swinithwaite at about 9.30am on Sunday morning.

Firefighters used dry power, a water extinguisher, a domestic hose and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish and ensure it was out.

The cause was accidental from a camping gas stove.

Nobody was injured in the incident.