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Neighbours rally around those affected by Wilton fire

Neighbours rally around those affected by Wilton fire

Published by Jack Deery at 5:48pm 7th February 2020. (Updated at 10:44am 8th February 2020)

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They are asking for donations after the house in Olivier Road was badly damaged.

Jo and Luke Wilkinson have set up a go fund me page, asking for others to give what they can to help their neighbours. 

In just 15 minutes they managed to raise £330, but they want people to donate as much as possible, 

You can find the page here.

SECOND HOME AFFECTED

The house next door was also affected by the fire and a go fund me was set up for them too. 

That page can be found here.

They are also asking for people to drop off items at 23 Olivier Road in Wilton to help the family affected. 

They are looking for: 

  • Size 8-12 ladies clothes
  • Size medium to large mens clothes
  • Boys age 12/15 clothes
  • Ladies and teen girls shoes size 4-5
  • Men’s shoes size 5 and 7

WHAT HAPPENED

The fire service was called out at around 2:24pm this afternoon (Friday 7th February) after a blaze started in the first floor bedroom of a house in Olivier Road.

It then spread to an adjoined property, but has said to have devastated the first home. 

At least eight fire engines have been at the scene dealing with it. 

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire & Rescue told Spire FM News that firefighters would be in attendance at this incident for some time.

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