‘A lucky escape’ for victim of house fire



First published in News

A villager in Shutford, near Banbury, awoke to find his living room on fire, early yesterday morning.

Firefighters were called to the home in West Street after the householder was awoken at 3am and left the property. No-one was injured.

Watch manager John Campbell said: “In this case, the occupier was very lucky to be woken by the fire itself. His injuries could have been worse.”

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