Firefighters from three fire stations were called to tackle a blaze at a York house this afternoon (Saturday).
Crews from Huntington, Tadcaster and York were called to a three-storey house on The Green, Acomb at 12.32pm.
The basement was on fire.
The Green, Acomb
A North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service spokesperson said: “This resulted in fire, heat and smoke damage to the basement and smoke damage to the remainder of the property.
“Smoke detectors were fitted, activated and raised the alarm.
“Crews used one hosereel jet, a 45mm hose, four breathing apparatus, a thermal imaging camera and positive pressure ventilation fans.
“The cause is believed to be a fault on a dehumidifier.”