Electricity panel sparks Ilkeston house fire

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Firefighters from Ilkeston and Long Eaton attended a house fire on Saturday afternoon.

Crews were called to Malthouse Road in Ilkeston at 5.01pm. They found a fire in the electricity panel and used breathing apparatus and a CO2 extinguisher to extinguish the blaze. They also cut away plaster board to check for fire spread before leaving the scene at 6.13pm.