Five-Story Mansion Goes Up In Flames in London

Posted: Feb. 4th, 2013  |  By Michael Pearse
Fire in London
The Sun

A 5 story multi million pound mansion went up in flames near the home of Tom Parker Bowles who is the son of The Duchess of Cornwall. Tom was evacuated along with his wife and two kids and in kind London nature was taken in by a neighbor to wait until everything was under control.

THE Duchess of Cornwall's son Tom Parker Bowles was evacuated early this morning after a multi-million pound mansion near his home went up in flames.


Scores of firefighters rushed to the five-storey house in posh Bayswater, central London, around 1.20am.


The blaze hit every floor and damaged the roof of the property, which had been undergoing restoration work.


It was brought under control around ten hours later. Nobody was injured


During the incident Mr Parker Bowles, 38, took shelter in a neighbour's home with his wife and two young children.

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