Firefighters were called out yesterday to a report of smoke coming through the floorboards of a flat.
The incident happened in Turfy Hill, Hawes, at about 5.10pm.
A crew from Hawes attended the scene.
They found that the smoke was caused by an electrical fault to the fuse board below.
Firefighters used a dry powder extinguisher, thermal imaging camera and small tools to extinguish and isolate the smouldering fuse board.
A safe and well visit was carried out and advice given to the occupant.