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Farnborough's Princes Mead evacuated due to fire

Farnborough fire

Published by Tom Cantoni at 11:57am 19th April 2019. (Updated at 1:09pm 19th April 2019)

Photo: Rushmoor Fire Station

Farnborough's Princes Mead Shopping Centre has now been reopened following a fire earlier this morning (April 19).

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service was called at 10:54am after it broke out in a ground floor toilet.

Shoppers were told to leave the centre as three pumps from Rushmoor were called in to tackle the blaze,

Witnesses described seeing smoke in the area, but the blaze was put out before midday.

One woman in her mid 20s was treated for smoke inhalation. There are no reports of any other injuries.


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