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Thatcham Fish and Chip shop fire, Station Road, Thatcham.

Thatcham fish and chip shop gutted in blaze

A THATCHAM fish and chip shop was gutted in a blaze last night, after firefighters battled flames three ft high issuing from the door.

Watch manager of Green Watch at Newbury Fire Station, Richard Young, said two pumps were called from the station at 10pm to the Best Fry fish and chip shop, at the Burdwood Centre in Station Road.

“On arrival the chip shop was alight with three foot high flames coming out of the front door,” said Mr Young, adding the shop was situated in a row of other shops:

“Luckily it was the only shop affected,” he said.

Four firefighters wearing ...

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