Electrical fault blamed for fire at Wellingore

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Firefighters were called to Wellingore yesterday morning (Tuesday) after receiving reports of a hedgerow on fire.

Crews from Brant Broughton and Metheringham attended the incident on Sleaford Road in the village at 10.53am. The fire damaged a vehicle and 4 metres of hedgerow.

The firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel and a thermal imaging camera to ensure the flames were all extinguished, explained a fire service spokesperson who added that the cause is believed to have been an electrical fault.