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Villagers rally round after Thruxton Thatch Fire

A fire attended by Andover Fire Station caused considerable damage to one of the oldest thatched buildings in the village on Saturday.

The Fire crew from Andover and ambulance crews from South Central Ambulance Service were in attendance as the fire swept through the building. The villagers of thruxton rallied round to provide refreshments for the crews, assist in directing traffic, clearing away the destroyed thatch and stepping up to take care of the building owners pets. With Tesco, Andover stepping up to provide water and snacks.

To support the owners of the building a donations page has been set up. Currently at just over £1,300, donations are invted and welcomed to support this family. Click here to donate. Another resident is also organising a raffle with the funds also going to the support fund.

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