Fire fighters called out to wheelie bins on fire in Barnstaple on Sunday morning.

Fire fighters were called out to Sandringham Gardens in Barnstaple to a wheelie bin fire.

A crew arrived at 6.55am yesterday (Sunday) to find a second wheelie bin had also caught fire and the flames had spread to the electric meter.

Crews used a hose reel jet and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire, which is believed to have started accidentally.