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Woman dies after house fire in Oxfordshire

Tributes have been left at the scene of a fire which claimed the life of an elderly woman.

The body of a woman in her seventies was found after a fire at a house in Woodstock in Oxfordshire.

Around twenty firefighters were called to the property on Green Lane at about 1.30am yesterday.

Thames Valley Police said the fire is not believed to be suspicious at this stage of their investigation. The woman's next-of-kin have been informed.

Woman's body found after fire in Woodstock

The body of a woman in her seventies has been found after a fire at a house in Woodstock in Oxfordshire. Around twenty firefighters were called to the property on Green Lane at about 1.30am this morning.

Thames Valley Police said the fire is not believed to be suspicious at this stage of their investigation.

The woman's next-of-kin have been informed.

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Barton house fire

Nine people have been rescued from a house on fire in Barton this morning.

Firefighters were called to the scene in Bernwood Road at around 6.50am after a blaze spread from a caravan to a house.

Three people have been taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital following the incident.

Thames Valley Police and Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service are working together to establish the cause of the fire.

Police are appealing for any information surrounding the incident and urge people to contact 101.

Villagers club together after pub roof fire

A chimney fire spread through the roof of the White Horse Public House in Duns Tew in North Oxfordshire on the night of Saturday 6th April 2013. No-one was hurt. Around twenty firefighters from Oxfordshire County Council's Fire & Rescue Service attended the blaze.

The pub landlady, Sarah Inwood, said villagers had helped with the clean-up overnight. She thanked both her neighbours and the fire service. The damage has been secured with scaffolding, and builders are working on repairs. The pub was open for Sunday lunch.

“I believe the initial action taken by arriving fire crews prevented the whole roof of the pub becoming involved therefore mitigating the overall damage to the property, hopefully this will assist with the pub getting back to business as quick as is possible”

– Group Manager John Nixon, Oxfordshire County Council Fire & Rescue Service

Woman dies in house fire

A woman has died in a house fire in Thame in Oxfordshire. Oxfordshire County Council Fire & Rescue Service were called to the property at Green Way in the town at about 3.25pm on Wednesday 20 February. There was a fire in the living room and heavy smoke throughout the building.

The fire service and Thames Valley Police are carrying out a joint investigation.

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