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Electrical fault sparks motorhome fire

Firefighters were called to a motorhome fire in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire last week.

Three fire engines attended a business premises in Bleak Hill Way just before 9pm on Thursday, January 20, as the blaze began to spread to a nearby garage.

Crews from Mansfield, Ashfield and Hucknall all attended.

No-one was injured as a result of the fire.

After an investigation, it was determined that the blaze had started because of an electrical fault.

A spokesperson for Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were called at just before 9pm on 20 January to a fire at a business premises on Bleak Hill Way in Mansfield.

“Crews from Mansfield, Ashfield and Hucknall attended to find a motorhome ablaze with fire spreading to a nearby garage. Firefighters used hose reels to tackle the blaze and cool gas cylinders.

“An on-scene fire investigation found the fire had started due to an electrical fault in the vehicle. No one was injured or needed to be rescued by firefighters.”

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