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Fire breaks out at Newbury hostel

Bedroom litter bin blaze extinguished

Jane Meredith

Jane Meredith


01635 886637

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A fire broke out in the bedroom of a Newbury hostel yesterday evening (Tues).

Two pumps were called at 8.30pm to a fire in a bedroom litter bin at the London Road hostel.

Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the blaze using a hosereel.

No-one was hurt.

Minor damage was caused.

The cause was recorded as accidental.

Firefighters left the scene after three quarters of an hour. 

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