Firefighters tackle house blaze for four hours

Firefighters fought blaze for four hours

Firefighters fought blaze for four hours - Credit: Archant

FIRE broke out in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday) causing damage to two houses.

Firecrews were alerted to a fire in East Road, Langford at 1am this morning. The fire service received numerous calls and two vehicles from Biggleswade were sent.

The fire begun in outbuildings, thought to be a shed, and spread to a garage and then on to two houses.

There was 10 per cent damage to the first semi-detached house with 100 per cent damage to the outbuildings. The house adjacent received 70 per cent damage to the roof and 100 per cent to outbuildings.

A spokesman for Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue said: “The crews immediately requested further assistance as soon as they arrived and a crew from Shefford was sent with an aerial platform form and salvage unit from Bedford.”

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The fire was brought under control at 5.03am.

Fire investigators are working with scene of crime officers to establish the cause.

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There were no reports of anyone being injured.

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