Butchers burns after vacuum shorts

AN ELECTRIC shortage in a vacuum pack machine is believed to have caused a fire at a Boston butchers yesterday (Tuesday).

Fire and rescue were called to the blaze at Andrew Beeson’s Butchers, on Eastwood Road, at 12.39am.

Severe damage was caused to the vacuum pack machine and a quantity of shop goods by the fire and the remainder of the ground floor shop was also damaged by smoke.