Wheelie bin fire spreads to family home

A family were rescued from their home after a wheelie bin fire spread to their house. The fire in Portia Street in Ashington is being treated as arson. An investigation is now underway.

Property damage Credit: ITV
Wheelie bin fire spread to the house Credit: ITV
The family were rescued after the fire spread Credit: ITV
Smoke damage Credit: ITV
Police at the scene Credit: ITV

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Ashington fire 'not suspicious'

A fire that took place at a house in Northumberland is no longer being treated by police as suspicious. A family had to be rescued from their home in Ashington after a wheelie bin fire spread to their house.