Gloucestershire firefighters called out to a house fire

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Firefighters were called out to a house fire in Cheltenham this afternoon.

The blaze was in an alleyway but had spread to a house on Mersey Road, Whaddon.

Three fire engines attended the scene of the fire after the call out at around 2.25pm on Thursday March 7.

They found a machine in an alleyway was ablaze and the flames were spreading.

Firefighters with breathing apparatus spent over an hour at the scene.

Ten per cent of the property was damaged by fire and 20 per cent suffered smoke damage.

It is not known if anybody was in the property at the time of the blaze but nobody needed to be rescued.

Witnesses say they saw police racing to the scene after the call out.

A spokesperson for Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue did not say what type of machine caught fire.

She said: “The fire service were called at 2:25pm to machinery  on fire in an alleyway.

“Three appliances, two from Cheltenham East and one  from Cheltenham West, were used.

“An officer attended and they used one hose reel and two breathing apparatus. The fire was reported as being put out by 3:29pm.”

 

 

 

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