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Barking town centre blaze sparks evacuation

PUBLISHED: 12:10 26 May 2011

Blaze: People were evacuated from the tower block as a precaution

Blaze: People were evacuated from the tower block as a precaution

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People were led to safety when a fire broke out in Barking Town Centre yesterday.

The blaze started in a flat at a seven-storey block in Arboretum Place.

Firefighters evacuated 10 people as a precaution after 2pm.

The third-floor kitchen fire is under investigation.


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