Firefighters tackle Bridge Street blaze

By Barrie Hudson - 13 March 2023


Swindon firefighters worked through the night to fight a fire in a derelict building in Bridge Street and make the scene safe.

A spokesperson said shortly after 10pm yesterday: "With colleagues from Stratton St Margaret Fire Station, Westlea Fire Station and other neighbouring stations, we’re currently dealing with a fire in a derelict building in Bridge Street. Please avoid the area.
"Any residents nearby should keep all windows and doors closed."
A few hours later a update was issued, saying: "We’re continuing to work with our partners and with support from neighbouring Fire and Rescue services to deal with the fire in Bridge Street.
"Local residents are reminded to please keep windows and doors closed.
"We will remain at this incident through the night."

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