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Witham: Man escapes Bronte Road house fire through downstairs window

10:09 02 March 2014

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Essex fire engines


A man escaped a house fire in Witham, which ripped through 60% of the ground floor, by climbing through a downstairs window.

Firefighters attended the terraced property in Bronte Road at about 12.20am this morning and put the fire out within half an hour. No one else was inside.

A joint police and fire service investigation will be carried out into the cause of the blaze.


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