Welding sparks cause Gedney Hill workshop fire

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UPDATE TUESDAY 1PM: A fire at a workshop in Gedney Hill was caused by sparks from welding, according to blaze experts today.

The fire at a commercial workshop in Station Road badly damaged a Citreon car, cylinders and other items kept inside.

Crews from four fire stations spent about an hour tackling the blaze which broke out at about 3.20pm on Monday.

TUESDAY 12 NOON: Firemen spent about an hour tackling a blaze at a workshop in Gedney Hill which left the building and its contents badly damaged.

The blaze broke out at the workshop in Station Hill at about 3.20pm on Monday and firemen from Crowland, Holbeach and Spalding, used breathing apparatus and hose reels at the site.

A Citreon C2 car, cylinders and other items in the workshop were left severely damaged but the cause of the fire is at the moment unknown.