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    east anglian wrote:
    cowley road still closed off around 11.00 pm. Was this really necessary?
    Yes, keeping the road closed until 11pm must have been necessary, otherwise they would not waste their time doing it!
    Just be glad they got there and were able to complete their job safely!"
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Firefighters pull man from blaze

Fire crews clean up after a blaze on Cowley Road.

Fire crews clean up after a blaze on Cowley Road.

First published in Oxford

OXFORD: A man has been taken to hospital after a house fire in Cowley Road this evening.

Fire crews were called to the blaze near The Cape of Good Hope pub shortly before 6.30pm.

The road was closed between The Plain and Marston Street.

One witnesses said firefighters kicked down the door and carried a man to safety. He was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital but his condition was not believed to be serious.

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