Fire crews tackle Finedon house blaze

The incident happened this afternoon

A house fire in Finedon was brought under control by fire crews today (March 30).

Crews from three stations attended the blaze at a bungalow in Milner Road this afternoon.

The firefighters reamined on site for more than two hours to ensure the fire had been fully extinguished.

Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue

A spokesman for Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Appliances from Wellingborough, Rushden and Kettering were called to Milner Road in Finedon at 2.07pm this afternoon (March 30).

"On arrival they found that a fire had developed in the tiled roof of the single-storey bungalow and that there was smoke coming from the doorway.

"Thankfully the building was empty at the time, and firefighters worked quickly and efficiently to bring the flames under control. Four breathing apparatus were used, as were two hose reel jets and a PPV fan to clear the smoke.

"The fire was extinguished and thermal imaging cameras were then used to identify whether any hotspots remained. Firefighters left the scene at 4.29pm."