Firefighters called to towel on fire in flat

Firefighters were called to a towel on fire in a flat yesterday.

The incident in Catterick Garrison was reported at about 11.45pm.

A crew from Colburn responded to the blaze.

On arrival they found that neighbours had entered the flat and removed the towel.

The fire had been caused by smoking paraphernalia.

Firefighters fitted smoke alarms and carried out a safe and well visit.