Firefighters called to Middleton Tyas incident

Firefighters were called to an incident in Middleton Tyas last night,

Crews from Richmond and Colburn responded to reports of a newly installed water tank emitting smoke at about 10.10pm..

On arrival crews found this to be an electrical fire and isolated the power.

They then stripped away insulation to check for fire spread before ventilating the property using a positive pressure ventilation fan.