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House roof fire not being treated as suspicious
12:56pm Sunday 1st September 2013 in News
A HOUSE fire in Didcot tackled by 15 firefighters yesterday is not being treated as suspicious.
The homeowners managed to escape the blaze in their semi-detached house in Freeman Road at around 10.45am.
Fire crews from Abingdon and Didcot then managed to stop the fire destroying the neighbouring house.
They left the scene just before 3pm.
Around 70 per cent of the roof space was engulfed by flames and smoke in the home, and 10 per cent of the next door home’s roof was damaged.
A fire investigation has started to find out what caused the fire but it is not being treated as suspicious.
The Incident Commander Station Manager Paul Bremble, said the quick work of the firefighters saved the fire from spreading and causing more damage.