Tuesday, March 11, 2014

News: Fire Destroys Fire Station

Oops. From BBC.
Downham Market Fire Station Gutted By Fire

A Norfolk fire station gutted in a blaze that destroyed a fire engine, was not fitted with sprinklers or alarms.

Norfolk's deputy chief fire officer Roy Harold accepted the service should have followed its own advice.

Police officers working nearby reported the fire in Downham Market, just after midnight.

It started in the bay where the station's fire engine was housed and crews from other areas were called to help tackle the flames.

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3 comments:

  1. And they had to call for backup. Wow. They now encourage all new buildings to "consider sprinklers very strongly.." YA THINK?!

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  2. The local police precinct thought it was funny, until they returned back to their station and found they'd been robbed.

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