Fire destroys North Curry home

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  • Fire started around 2.45am.
  • Dozens of firefighters tackled blaze.
  • Property suffers 80% damage.

12:03pm

ANOTHER neighbour, who did not wish to be named, said: “I saw all the fire engines at the property and it looked quite bad.

"I'm just glad that nobody was hurt, but what a terrible thing to happen to them just before Christmas.”

11:32am

NEIGHBOURS who witnessed the fire said smoke was billowing from the property and large flames.

One neighbour, who didn't want to be named, said: “The flames lit the sky up - it was unbelievable what I was seeing.”

10:42am

REPORTER Daniel Milligan is at the scene. He said: "The house looks completely gutted; there's barely any roof."

10:42am

9:48am

THE fire is believed to be at Higher House Farm.

9:17am

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9:16am

FLAMES engulfed the tiled roof of the property and took dozens of firefighters to control.

A spokesman says the incident is now under control and cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Fire crews starting damping down hot spots shortly after 7.30am. 

9:13am

A LARGE fire broke out at a home in North Curry overnight (December 24).

Firefighters say the two-storey building suffered 80% damage in the blaze, which started shortly before 2.45am.

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