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1:54 AM

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1:54 AM, Wednesday 27 April, 2022

House Fire

Hillington Close, Aylesbury

At the height of the fire seven appliances and crews, along with five officers attended.

The appliances and crews were:

  • Two from Aylesbury.
  • Two from Thame
  • One from Watlington
  • One from Amersham.
  • One Command Support Unit from Slade Park, Oxford.

A two-storey, mid-terrace property was 100 per cent damaged by fire. Two neighbouring properties were effected by smoke and water damage.

The firefighters used:

  • Four sets of breathing apparatus.
  • Two hose reel jets
  • Two main jets
  • A short extension ladder
  • Small gear
  • A thermal imaging camera

Firefighter remained on the scene into the following day, monitoring the scene and damping down hotspots.

The incident was left in the hands of Thames Valley Police.

A 71-year-old man from Aylesbury was arrested by Thames Valley Police on suspicion of arson with the intent to endanger life.
Anyone with information is asked to make a report by calling 101 or via the Thames Valley Police website quoting reference 43220179813.