Electric fire causes blaze at Pulham home
A blaze in Pulham was caused by an electric fire being placed too close to an arm chair.
At 12.45am on New Year's Day - crew from Sturminster Newton and Sherborne were called to a house in the Dorset village.
Dorset Fire and Rescue Service crews found a property alight and used two hose reel jets to extinguish a fire in the first floor and roof of the building.
Further assistance was requested from a crew from Blandford.
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The blaze was extinguished by 2am, but crews remained on the scene to ensure the area was safe.
The incident caused fire damage to the property and severe smoke damage.