Fire destroys backyard shed in Lavington

A BACKYARD shed in Lavington was destroyed by fire yesterday afternoon.

A woman and children were inside a Breen Street home when the fire started about 5.30pm.

Plumes of smoke could be seen from Lavington Square.

Albury Central fire station officer Dean Campbell said the blaze destroyed the five metre by three metre corrugated iron shed and its contents.

It took 10 minutes to extinguish.