Pictures show destruction caused by bungalow blaze

Fire crews were called to a bunglaow fire in Hamilton Close, Watton. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service

Fire crews were called to a bunglaow fire in Hamilton Close, Watton. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service - Credit: Archant

These pictures released by the Norfolk Fire Service have revealed the extensive damage to a bungalow that was gutted by fire.

Fire crews were called to a bunglaow fire in Hamilton Close, Watton. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service

Fire crews were called to a bunglaow fire in Hamilton Close, Watton. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service - Credit: Archant

Crews from Watton, Hingham, Dereham, East Harling and an aerial ladder from King's Lynn were called to Hamilton Close, Watton, at 1.15am on Monday.

A woman at the bungalow, believed to be in her 60s, was able to escape the blaze before the emergency services arrived as she was alerted to the fire by a smoke alarm.

The pictures show the kitchen and front of the property which have been destroyed by the blaze.

A fire services spokesman said: "A smoke alarm saved another life.

Fire crews were called to a bunglaow fire in Hamilton Close, Watton. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service

Fire crews were called to a bunglaow fire in Hamilton Close, Watton. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service - Credit: Archant


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"Crews were faced with a blaze in the early hours, they acted quickly and worked hard to evacuate neighbours and stop a well developed fire from spreading in to an adjoining home.

"Please make sure you have working smoke alarms."

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A neighbour said she was woken by firefighters banging on her door and was forced to leave her home as they dealt with the blaze.

Firefighters left the scene at 3.12am.

Fire crews were called to a bunglaow fire in Hamilton Close, Watton. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service

Fire crews were called to a bunglaow fire in Hamilton Close, Watton. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service - Credit: Archant

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