Firefighters called to Kettering garden fire

Firefighters were called to a garden fire in Lindsay Street, Kettering, earlier this evening (Wednesday) following reports of large plumes of smoke.

Wednesday, 4th December 2019, 5:46 pm
Matthew King posted this photo on social media showing the large plume of smoke over Kettering

A spokesman for the fire service said a crew attended and found the fire was caused by a resident burning items.

The spokesman said the resident was given advice by the fire service.

The fire had sparked concerned posts on social media with Kettering residents wondering what had caused the large plums of smoke seen close to the town centre.

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The fire could still be seen burning at around 5pm this evening from Lindsay Street

There was a smell of smoke across the town.

Lindsay Street is close to St Andrew's Church near the town centre.

The fire as seen from Lindsay Street