Fire crews tackle accidental LED blaze
Firefighters were called to Lucerne Road, Biddulph, at 1:15pm today (Tuesday 21 December) following reports of a fire.
Crews from Hanley and Sandyford attended the scene two minutes later and discovered a fire on the first floor of a three storey property.
Firefighters used four breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets to extinguish the blaze at 1:43pm.
No one was injured.
A ventilation device was used to extract excess smoke from the property.
An investigator later determined the cause to be accidental – caused by faulty LED lights.
For more information and safety tips when using electrics, please visit https://www.staffordshirefire.gov.uk/your-safety/safety-at-home/electrical-safety/