Emergency services were called to an incident at a York house last night.
Police called a fire crew to a fire in the rear garden of a property off Huntington Road at 9.03pm.
When they arrived the fire was already out.
A North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service spokesperson said: “However police then asked fire crews to assist them at the property next door whereby a female had began ripping out the house electrics.
“Female was left in hands of police and crew advised police to get in touch with gas and electric board to isolate power.”