Electrical Fire in Bristol Home Put Down Quickly
Bristol based fire crews were called out Thursday afternoon to knock back a small electrical based fire.
Fire crews were called out to the 300 block of Walnut Street around 4 p.m ysterday to put down what onlookers described as a “small fire.”
Smoke could been seen coming from the residences first floor and from under the front porch, sources on scene said this evening.
A press release from the Bristol Borough Police confirmed what witnesses said.
A firefighter source, who asked to remain anonymous, said the fire started when a Verizon work crew, drilled into a power line within the home.
Fire fighters could be seen pulling the homes electrical meter out of its housing.
No injuries were reported , thanks to a speedy response by area fire crews the fire was extinguished before it could spread to the rest of the home.
Editors Note: First version of this story incorrectly identified the street the fire took place on. The story has been corrected and we apologize for any inconvenient.