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The Queen and Albert public house in Wooburn Green evacuated after fire broke out in room on first floor

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The Queen and Albert public house at The Green, Wooburn Green was evacuated on Thursday 3rd March 2016 after fire broke out in a boarded-up fireplace in a room on the first floor.

Firefighters were called at 3.30pm. One fire appliance with crew attended from Beaconsfield fire station as well as one from High Wycombe fire station.

A hose reel, two sets of breathing apparatus, Positive Pressure Ventilation fan, thermal imaging camera and a tool kit were used during the operation to extinguish the fire.

The cause of the fire was likely to have been from embers from a chimney that was in use falling down a chimney not in use.

The pub was evacuated for about 45 minutes.

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