Toppled lamp starts Melton house blaze

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Firefighters were called to a house in Melton after an electric lamp fell on to a bed and started a blaze.

The occupants, including a child, were already outside the house in Burton Road when the two fire crews arrived at about 7.15am on Sunday. The fire started in a bedroom of the semi-detached house and caused a small amount of heat and fire damage. Smoke alarms were fitted.