Cosgrove Hall fire on the Northamptonshire border is thought to be “accidental” say police

Cosgrove Hall in flames, picture by Heart Four Counties Radio.
Cosgrove Hall in flames, picture by Heart Four Counties Radio.
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The cause of a blaze that devastated a grade II-listed mansion on the edge of Northamptonshire is thought to have been “accidental.”

Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue were called out to Cosgrove House, in Cosgrove village on Friday, October 7, and dispatched six engines to the scene of the 16-bed house, which is privately owned.

Roads leading into the Northamptonshire village, near the Buckinghamshire border were closed after a large fire took hold of the 18th Century mansion .

A spokeswoman for Northamptonshire Police said: “The fire is believed to be accidental. We are not able to officially say what the cause was at this point.”

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