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Firefighters save house as blaze destroys double garage

Firefighters save house as double garage destroyed by fire Credit: Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service

A double garage at a home in Oxfordshire has been destroyed by fire.

Firefighters were called to the blaze on Eason Drive in Abingdon just after 6pm on Tuesday 23rd May.

Crews were able to contain the fire so it could not spread to the adjacent house.

Incident Commander Neil Priestley from Abingdon Fire Station said: “Fortunately the house had working smoke alarms that helped to alert the occupier to the fire and they immediately called the Fire and Rescue Service. Without the early detection the fire could have been even more intense and potentially spread further into the main house.”

The cause of the fire is being investigated, but is not thought to be suspicious.

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