Seven people were forced to flee to safety after fire broke out at a house in Milton Keynes.
The blaze destroyed much of the two storey building at Two Mile Ash as well as two cars parked outside on the drive.
Police have yet to rule out arson.
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Showers easing with clear spells overnight. Strong winds easing.
Sunday forecast: Heavy rain is expected for a time with gusty winds, then clearing during the afternoon.
March in the Anglia region has been much drier and sunnier than normal although temperatures have been around average.