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Sheds destroyed as fire breaks out in Barking garden

PUBLISHED: 10:01 02 August 2018 | UPDATED: 10:01 02 August 2018

The fire broke out in Shirley Gardens, Barking Picture: Google Maps

The fire broke out in Shirley Gardens, Barking Picture: Google Maps

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Two sheds were destroyed when a fire broke out in a back garden in Barking.

Six fire engines and around 40 firefighters were called to Shirley Gardens at 11.13pm yesterday, where sheds and a number of conifer trees were alight at the rear of a property.

A brick outbuilding was also damaged, but there were no reports of any people being injured.

The London Fire Brigade took 30 999 calls about the blaze, with crews from Barking, Dagenham and Ilford able to get it under control in just over an hour.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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