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Bonfire near central Newbury building

Street blaze behind Northbrook Street extinguished

Jane Meredith

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Jane Meredith

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Firefighters extinguished a bonfire near a building in central Newbury yesterday evening (Thurs) , following reports of smoke in the area.

One fire engine was called at 7.30pm from Newbury Fire Station to an uncontrolled bonfire near to building in West Street , at the rear of Northbrook Street.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze with a hosereel and departed the scene after 20 minutes.

The cause was put down to controlled burning.

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