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Body found after house fire in Northampton

A man's body has been found after a house fire in Northampton. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The body of a man has been found after a fire at a house in Northampton.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the blaze in Rothersthorpe Road at around noon on Thursday 8 October where fire officers discovered the body.

Northamptonshire Police want to speak with anyone who may have been in the area at the time or may have any information.

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Homes evacuated after fire breaks out in Northamptonshire

A number of homes have been evacuated after a fire broke out in Northamptonshire today.

A 200m cordon is in place around the Saxon Street area of Abington, Northampton. Several roads remain closed and drivers are being urged to avoid the area.

Fire crews were called to the property close to the junction with Norman Road at about 1.10pm.

A house, caravan, and gas cylinders are thought to be involved.

The road closures are affecting: Saxon Street, Norman Road, Wessex Way, Taylor Avenue, Cambria Crescent, Briton Road and Birchfield Road.

House fire caused by toy helicopter charger

A charger for a toy helicopter is thought to have caused a serious house fire in Milton Keynes this morning.

A woman, a boy and a baby girl were taken to hospital after the blaze broke out at around 8 o'clock this morning on Finsbury Chase in Monkston Park.

The roof of the house has collapsed and two neighbouring houses have also been damaged. Four fire crews were needed to bring the blaze under control

Woman and children rescued from house fire

A woman, a boy and a baby girl have been taken to hospital after a house fire in Milton Keynes.

The blaze broke out at around 8 o'clock this morning on Finsbury Chase in Monkston Park. The roof of the house has collapsed and two neighbouring houses have also been damaged. Four fire crews were needed to bring the blaze under control

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Fire hits Northampton car workshop

Fire crews at the scene of a car workshop fire in Northampton Credit: ITV News Anglia

Firefighters spent some of this afternoon tackling a fire at a car workshop in Northampton. Four crews were called to the garage on Ruskin Road in Kingsthorpe at about twenty past two. Some of the roads nearby were closed as the flames were brought under control. Nobody was injured and the cause of the fire is still unknown.

CCTV image of man police trying to trace after Dunstable arson attack

The CCTV image of a man Bedfordshire Police want to trace following an arson attack in Dunstable. Credit: Bedfordshire Police

Bedfordshire Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to trace in connection with a fire in a Dunstable.

Offenders set fire to a garage block off Langdale Road at about 12.20pm on Sunday 26 July.

Police want to trace a man who was seen entering Tesco after the incident.

"We are keen to trace this man as we believe he could have important information about the fire.

"I would also appeal to the man directly to come forward to police."

– PC Allan McCarney, Bedfordshire Police
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