Newton Poppleford electricity cable fire

FIREFIGHTERS were called to Newton Poppleford on Wednesday afternoon when electricity cables caught fire in School Lane.

FIREFIGHTERS were called to Newton Poppleford on Wednesday afternoon when electricity cables caught fire in School Lane.

When firefighters from Sidmouth arrived they discovered the mains electricity cables attached to a wooden pole had been alight.

The fire was out on the crew's arrival so the firefighters left the scene once Western Power arrived.