House fire deemed not suspicious

August 9, 2023 8:22 am in by
A home in Aberdeen was completely destroyed by fire yesterday. Image: Darren Cutrupi

Authorities have declared a fire that destroyed a home in Aberdeen yesterday is not suspicious.

The house on Macqueen Street ignited in flames just before 11 am with firefighters arriving a short time later to find the front of the home fully engulfed in flames.

The occupants of the house, a woman, several children, and some kittens managed to safely escape before the fire took hold.

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Firefighters were forced to return yesterday afternoon after strong winds re-ignited the blaze.

A firefighter is decontaminated after working on a house fire in Aberdeen. The property contained asbestos. Image: Darren Cutrupi

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