Reflected sunlight causes minor fire at property on James Street

Harrogate, Ripon and Knaresborough Fire crews were to sent today (14 July 2016) to a property on James Street in Harrogate.

Staff had reported a smell of smoke from within the high rise commercial property.



Everyone was out of the building on the arrival of fire service and a search of the building located a small area of fire, that was already out.

An investigation has concluded  that the fire was most likely caused by sunlight reflected from a mirror onto a box.


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