Fault with swimming pool cabling led to house fire in Doncaster

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A fault with cabling to a swimming pool is believed to have started a blaze which ripped through a house in Doncaster.

Firefighters were called out to the blaze on Thompson Terrace, Askern, at around 9.35pm on Saturday and found the house well alight.

The owners of the property were out at the time.

Crews spent around three hours at the property tackling the fire.

A neighbour raised the alarm.