Blaze at 199 Steps

A firefighter uses a powder extinguisher to make sure a fire on an elctrical cable on the 199 steps is fully put out
A firefighter uses a powder extinguisher to make sure a fire on an elctrical cable on the 199 steps is fully put out

FIRE crews attended an electrical blaze at the 199 steps in the early hours of last Friday.

Two square metres of underground cables had sparked and caused a small fire which was extinguished by crews from Whitby and Lythe using a dry powder extinguisher.

The area was cordoned off awaiting inspection by the electricity board.