A hot light fitting could have spelled trouble for the game store in Barnstaple High Street last night (Tuesday.) Two fire crews and the aerial ladder platform were called to the computer gaming shop at 8.15pm after a strong smell of burning was reported.

A hot light fitting could have spelled trouble for the game store in Barnstaple High Street last night (Tuesday.)

Two fire crews and the aerial ladder platform were called to the computer gaming shop at 8.15pm after a strong smell of burning was reported.

They discovered a small fire involving a light, which had gone out when they arrived. The fire service waited on scene until an electrician arrived to make the fitting safe.