Bungalow evacuated after fire spreads from garage to roof of home

March House Fire.

March House Fire. - Credit: Archant

A bungalow on The Shires, March had to be evacuated at the weekend after a fire spread from a garage to the roof of the home.

Crews from March, Chatteris Whittlesey, Wisbech and Huntingdon were called to the blaze at around 7.16pm on Saturday evening.

Firefighters arrived to find a well-developed fire in a garage that had spread to the roof of a bungalow.

Wearing breathing apparatus the crews extinguished the fire using hose reels and jets.

The building was safely evacuated before the crews arrived.

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The crews returned to their stations by 12.05am.

The cause of the fire was accidental.

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