Discarded cigarette catches fire to fence in busy Northampton street
Firefighters were called to a fire in Billing Road where a fence was alight.
Fire crews from Northampton received a 999 call just before 4pm yesterday (Monday) to Billing Road were a quantity of fence panels were on fire.
A spokesperson for Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service said the fire was accidentally set alight by discarded cigarettes.
Firefighters were able to get the fire under control shortly afterwards.