Firefighters called after smoke seen near Wellingborough school

But the smoke was actually from a bonfire in a residential garden nearby

Fire crews were called to deal with a 'dangerous' bonfire in Wellingborough.

Two crews from Wellingborough and Earls Barton were called following reports of smoke seen in the area of Ruskin School in Wellingborough just after 9pm yesterday (Tuesday).

On arrival, they found the fire was not at the school site but from a bonfire in the garden of a residential property in Ruskin Avenue.

Fire crews were called to the blaze in Ruskin Avenue, Wellingborough

A spokesman for the fire service said: "This was a bonfire which was extinguished due to it's dangerous size."

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