Electrical fire at Lincoln flats spark evacuation

Three firefighter crews attended an electrical fire at Witham Wharf flats on Brayford Street in Lincoln on Friday morning.

The fire started near the top floor at around 6am on September 12 and the building was evacuated, with residents having to go in the NCP car park next to the block.

The electrical fire at Witham Wharf in Lincoln.

The electrical fire at Witham Wharf in Lincoln.

It’s unclear what caused the electrical fire at this stage, and Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue are investigating.

Residents at the lower floors were allowed in first, with the top floors later. Nobody was injured.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue attending the fire at Witham Wharf in Lincoln.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue attending the fire at Witham Wharf in Lincoln.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue attending the fire at Witham Wharf in Lincoln.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue attending the fire at Witham Wharf in Lincoln.