Investigation after house blaze

An investigation is underway following a serious fire in Luton on Sunday which badly damaged a terraced house.

Monday, 6th June 2016, 11:06 am
Updated Monday, 6th June 2016, 12:12 pm
Fire and Rescue

Bedfordshire firefighters were called to the blaze in Solway Road South, Luton in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Fire Control was called at 4.27am about the fire in the two storey terraced house and a fire engine from Luton Community Fire Station was sent to the scene.

Firefighters found a serious fire had broken out in the first floor of the house.

They used four breathing apparatus and two fire hoses to fight the fire which was extinguished by 5.23am.

The fire caused 50% damage to the first floor of the property and firefighters used positive pressure ventilation to clear smoke from the house.

A Police and Fire Investigation is now underway.