Richmondshire firefighters called out twice

Firefighters in Richmondshire were called out twice last night.

The Reeth crew attended a sparking electricity box in Reeth market place just before 10pm.

The crew stood by until the sparking had stopped and left it in the hands of the owner until the electricity board arrived.

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A crew from Leyburn was called to a property at Cover Bridge, near East Witton, at about 7.30pm to extinguish a chimney fire.

Crews used 9m ladder, roof ladder, working at height equipment, hose reel, thermal imaging camera and chimney kit.