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Finsbury Park house savaged by fire

11:06 17 July 2012

One fire engine was called to the scene

One fire engine was called to the scene

2005 AFP

A Finsbury Park house was decimated by a fire on Thursday.

Four fire engines and around 20 fire fighters rushed to the blaze in Tollington Park at around 6.50pm.

Crews from Holloway and Stoke Newington station had the flames under control by 8pm, but half of the first floor and parts of the second and third floors were already damaged.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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