A FIRE investigation has taken place after a caravan was left gutted by a devastating fire.

Firefighters were called to Cherrington Close in Handforth shortly before 4pm on Wednesday, May 25.

The caravan was parked in a driveway outside a house.

It is believed the fire started accidentally.

Knutsford Guardian: The kitchen was guttedThe kitchen was gutted

The fire was out on arrival but the blaze has completely destroyed the interior of the caravan.

Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus carried out a thorough check for any hotspots.

Knutsford Guardian: The fire is believed to have started accidentallyThe fire is believed to have started accidentally

Crews used a hose reel to damp down the caravan and isolated electrics for safety.

Kitchen cupboards, the cooker and sink have been extensively damaged.

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A spokesman for Wilmslow Fire Station said: “After a level one investigation, the cause was classed as an accidental ignition.”

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Two fire engines from Wilmslow and Cheadle attended the incident.