On the evening of Friday 26th October 2012 Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) were called to a house fire in Wellingborough. The house was occupied by an 86 year old known to be immobile and a heavy smoker. After investigation, the supposed cause of the fire was accidental by discarded smoking materials which ignited newspaper adjacent to the resident’s chair in the living/sleeping accommodation.

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