Sofa left to burn on open ground

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Firefighters were called on Sunday night to reports of a fire out in the open at Metheringham.

A crew from the village turned up at Alfred Avenue just after 11pm to find a sofa ablaze, believed to have been a bonfire left unattended‏, according to a fire services statement.

The sofa was severely damaged before being put out with a hosereel and a hay drag.