Electrical fire sparks fears in Wirksworth

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An electrical fire in a residential area of Wirksworth sparked concern last night.

A fire crew from Wirksworth was called to Gorsey Bank, in Wirksworth, at 7.45pm after recieving reports of an electrical fire.

On arrival, the firefighters found smoke rising from a stop tap in the ground and the power to a nearby property off.

The crew stayed until the electricity board arrived, they then left he scene at 8.52pm, leaving the board to control the problem.