Medical centre fire fears after smoke billows over Churchtown

12th October 2017

Worried residents in Churchtown have taken to social media to ask if their local medical centre is burning down.

a strong smell of acrid smoke could be seen and smelt across the village this evening coming from the Churchtown Medical centre.

Emergency services were about to be called when a quick thinking residents investigated the cause to find a man was burning wood at the back of the building.

The area is not covered by CCTV and is a blind spot for anyone looking to get up to no good.

The cause of the fire turned out to be a small and controlled bonfire of smouldering timber and residents have been assured that it will be out soon.