Investigation continues into blaze at Downton shop

Cost cutter Fordingbridge Fire JPG

Published by Henrietta Creasey at 11:25am 13th June 2018.

Police forensic teams have been at the scene in the village High Street.

Police investigators remain on the scene at Costcutter in Downton following the fire yesterday (12th June).

Emergency services were called to the scene just before 9am.

The blaze started within the shop and spread to the flat above leaving the building severely damaged.

More than 25 fire fighters from both Wiltshire and Hampshire tackled the flames at their height.



Wiltshire Police closed the road for around three hours,

No -one was hurt in the blaze, however the Red Cross support vehicle  was sent out to help the occupants of the flat.

Downton High Street Fire June 2018






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