Electrical fault sparks kitchen fire

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a home in Royston after an electrical fault in a toaster sparked a kitchen blaze.

Crews from Royston, Barnsley and Cudworth Stations were called to the scene on Park View at 6.40pm on Monday.

Four firefighters wearing Breathing Apparatus entered the kitchen and used one hose reel jet to extinguish the blaze.

They spent an hour and half tackling the flames. None of the occupants required medical attention.