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  • 7th December, 2015 | 716 views

Cineworld in Flames

100’s of people were evacuated yesterday as a Fire erupted on Birminghams Broad St. Flames leapt into the sky when a sign at Cineworld Broad Street exploded into flames. Eyewitnesses who were at Nandos below the sign saw debris and pieces of the sign falling on the floor.

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The fire service quickly responded and were there dealing with the incident within minutes. The area was cordoned off and the fire was put out.

A spokeswoman for West Midlands Fire Service said that firefighters from Ladywood and Highgate stations tackled the fire. A total of six fire engines were at the scene.  The flames were extinguished within half an hour and damping down was taking place.

Cineworld reopened for business at 7.45pm – though Bishopsgate Street remained closed while the debris was removed from the pavement outside of Nando’s.

 

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