Bungalow evacuated after fire spreads from garage to roof of home

PUBLISHED: 15:02 24 May 2016 | UPDATED: 15:02 24 May 2016

March House Fire.

March House Fire.


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.

The crews returned to their stations by 12.05am.

The cause of the fire was accidental.

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