Naenae family escapes house fire

KAROLINE TUCKEY
Last updated 14:44 17/09/2012
Naenae hous fire
JO HEFFERNAN
Family home hit: A Naenae family escaped a house fire with their lives, but all their possessions are gone.

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A young family is lucky to have escaped a house fire in Naenae that destroyed the building and all their possessions.

The two adults and three children, the youngest born in June, escaped after they were alerted by a smoke alarm in the kitchen just after 9am on Sunday morning.

Lower Hutt senior station officer Morgan Wills said it appeared the fire started in a spare room in the front of the house as the children slept.

An investigation would be difficult as the house was so burnt it would be hard to determine a cause, he said.
The Sinclair Gr house was rented from a private landlord.

''They've lost everything - every possession they had. It's pretty sad, really,'' Mr Wills said.

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