Warning as unattended candle causes fire at Great Gonerby home

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A fire at a house in Great Gonerby last night (Wednesday) was caused by a candle left unattended.

Crews from Grantham were called to Holden Way at around 6pm to a report of a house fire. The flames had been put out by the home-owner and damage was confined to a curtain.

A Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue spokesman said: “Never leave candles unattended.”

See here for home fire safety tips.