Fire-fighters were called to Eastbank Street, Southport, at approximately 3:00pm this afternoon (Friday 9th November 2012) following reports of a fire.

An illuminated signboard caught fire on the front of Southport Carpet Centre, Eastbank Street, Southport.

Fire-fighters arrived at the scene within minutes and put the fire out.

 The fire was caused by an electrical fault.

There were no injuries involved.

Two appliances attended the scene.

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