Firefighters called to incident in Middleton Tyas

Firefighters were called to a report of a fire in Middleton Tyas yesterday.

The fire in a commercial property was reported at 6.16pm.

A crew from Richmond discovered a small electrical fire which was out on arrival after being extinguished by the occupiers.

Firefighters inspected the scene using a thermal imaging camera and short extension ladder.

The cause is believed to have been a fault with an extractor fan.