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Blaze at Sainsbury's forecourt in Greenwich
Published:  27 August, 2014

Twelve people were evacuated from a Sainsbury’s petrol station forecourt in Bugsbys Way, Greenwich, in south-east London on Saturday morning (August 23), after a car and petrol pump caught alight.

The car and a petrol pump were destroyed by fire and part of a second car and petrol pump were also damaged in the blaze. The electrical supply to the pump was isolated to prevent the flow of fuel.

Four fire engines and 21 firefighters and officers from East Greenwich, Greenwich and Poplar fire stations attended the incident. The brigade was called at 9.14am and it took them more than an hour before they were able to bring the fire under control.

The fire is believed to have been caused by a car fault. There were no reports of any injuries.

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