Bird's nest believed to have caught fire in eaves of house in Ryedale
Firefighters were called out to a village in Ryedale yesterday when a fire began in the eaves of a house.
Crews from Malton were sent to Dam Lane in Leavening shortly after 5.45pm when smoke was seen coming from underneath the eaves of the property.
They used a triple extension ladder to reach the fire, before using a dry powder extinguisher to put out the flames.
A North Yorkshire Fire Service spokesman said: "This was believed to be caused by a bird's nest setting alight due to it resting on electrical cables attached to the house."