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Body found in Cambridgeshire house fire

The body of a man has been discovered in a house fire in Cambridgeshire.

The fire service was called to a blaze at a home in Kingsmead in Littleport at around midday on Sunday August 18.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police said they were working with the fire service to discover how the fire started.

A spokesman said: “The body of a man was discovered in the property. The death is currently being treated as unexplained and investigations will continue this morning.”

Family escape house fire thanks to smoke alarm

A family of four had a dramatic escape this morning, after climbing down the drain pipe of their home in Pott Row near King's Lynn, to escape the flames.

The blaze is believed to have been caused by a faulty tumble drier. But crucially one very important piece of equipment was working: The smoke detector - and it probably saved their lives. Watch Stuart Leithes' report.

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Fire at recycling plant

Firefighters at the MW White site
Firefighters at the MW White site Credit: ITV Anglia

Firefighters are still at the scene of a blaze at a recycling centre in Norfolk.

Crews were called to MW White's site on Station Lane in Ketteringham yesterday. More than a hundred tons of recycled paper are alight.

Man arrested in Harlow fire murder inquiry has been bailed

Dr Sabah Usmani and her children who were killed in an arson attack on their home in Harlow Credit: Essex Police

A 19 year old man from Harlow arrested on suspicion of murder after a fatal fire last October, in which 6 members of the same family died, has been bailed by police.

Sabah Usmani, and her five children, Hira, Sohaib, Rayyan, Muneeb, and 3 year old Maheen were all killed in the blaze.

The teenager was also questioned on suspicion of attempted murder, arson and burglary.

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