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Cigarette caused Tamworth care home blaze

17 Apr 17

The fire at Standon Care Home at the weekend was caused by a discarded cigarette OUTSIDE the property, fire investigation teams have revealed.

Seven elderly people were taken to hospital after a blaze at the Ashby Road home late on Saturday night (April 15). Two are said to be in a serious condition in hospital.Staffordshire Fire duty officer John Kitchener confirmed the fire began in an exterior smoking area. He said: The smoking area is underneath…

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