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Guildhall Square alert over

UNDERGROUND FIRE. . . The scene in Guildhall Square on Friday afternoon as firefighters extinguished what appeared to be an underground fire in plant that houses the Guildhall fountains. Smoke was seen billowing from the area minutes before the Brigade arrived. DER3314MC115

UNDERGROUND FIRE. . . The scene in Guildhall Square on Friday afternoon as firefighters extinguished what appeared to be an underground fire in plant that houses the Guildhall fountains. Smoke was seen billowing from the area minutes before the Brigade arrived. DER3314MC115

A fire in the pump room which controls the Fountains at Guildhall Square is now over.

A spokesperson for the Fire and Rescue Service said: “Fire Crews were called to deal with a report of smoke coming from a vent in Guildhall Square. A cordon was set up as a precautionary measure.

“Fire Crews dealt with a small accidental fire involving a hydraulic pump in the pump room under Guildhall square. The area inside was ventilated and the incident was dealt with at 4.29pm.”

 
 
 

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