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Rainham print workshop blaze brought under control, says fire service

PUBLISHED: 13:52 09 April 2020 | UPDATED: 15:13 15 April 2020

Firefighters at the scene of a warehouse fire in Coldharbour Lane, Rainham. Picture: London Fire Brigade

Firefighters at the scene of a warehouse fire in Coldharbour Lane, Rainham. Picture: London Fire Brigade

London Fire Brigade

Firefighters have brought a blaze under control at a print workshop in Rainham.

Firefighters brought a blaze under control at a print workshop in Rainham.

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) was called to a fire at a four storey building in Coldharbour Lane shortly after 12.45pm today (April 9).

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Eight fire engines and 60 firefighters attended from across east London and Essex.

Six people left the building before crews arrived and no-one was injured, according to an LFB spokesman.

He added that the ground floor of the workshop and part of the external fascia of the first floor were damaged by the fire, which was under control by 2.12pm.

The cause of the blaze was accidental, the spokesman said.


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