Neighbours alert couple to cottage blaze
A COUPLE escaped a blaze in their house today after being alerted to the danger by a neighbour.More than 50 firefighters were called this morning to tackle the blaze in a large thatched cottage at Chattisham.
By Georgina James
A COUPLE escaped a blaze in their house today after being alerted to the danger by a neighbour.
More than 50 firefighters were called this morning to tackle the blaze in a large thatched cottage at Chattisham.
The alarm was sounded by a neighbour who spotted flames and alerted owners Judith and Peter Everett by banging on the door.
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Mrs Everett, 62, said: “I woke up to my husband shouting 'Grab the cats, the roof is on fire'.”
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