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Billboard fire at Woolwich Arsenal station

19/07/2016 18:58
Fire at commercial property

Four fire engines, 21 firefighters and officers were called to a billboard alight on a platform at Woolwich Arsenal station this evening.

The 7 x 5 metre advertising hoarding on platform two was destroyed in the fire and around 200 people were evacuated from the station as a precaution.

The Brigade was called at 1858 and the fire was under control by 1933. Crews from Plumstead, East Greenwich and Eltham attended. The cause of the fire is under investigation.