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Firefighters extinguish porch fire at Wokingham home

Published: 1 Sep 2014 17:300 comments

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a porch fire at a Wokingham home this morning (Monday).

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Crews from Wokingham and Bracknell were called to the house in All Saint's Close at about 8.30am after the electrics in the house short-circuited.

This caused a pile of newspapers to catch fire, while also causing a gas leak due to a pipe being damaged.

The gas board were called to switch off the gas mains, while firefighters used breathing apparatus and a hose reel to extinguish the flames.

No-one was hurt and the crews left the scene at about 10.30am.

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