House fire in Milton Keynes


A house set alight just moments after the firefighters’ strike ended last night.

At 6.16pm, crews were called out to a fire in the living room of a house on Rhodes Place, Oldbrook, which had been caused by an unattended candle.

Great Holm and Broughton firefighters used two hose reels, four sets of breathing apparatus, a PPV fan and a thermal imaging camera.

The house was 10 per cent damaged by fire and 90 per cent damaged by smoke.