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Colchester: Fire at YMCA in Magdalen Street

PUBLISHED: 09:12 12 October 2012

Fire at YMCA in Magdalen Street, Colchester

Fire at YMCA in Magdalen Street, Colchester

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FIREFIGHTERS have extinguished a blaze at the YMCA building in Magdalen Street, Colchester.

The fire in the first-floor flat was reported to the fire service just after 2am.

On arrival the officer in charge reported that one flat was well alight and that the first-floor of the three-storey building was heavily smoke logged.

Wearing breathing apparatus and using two hose reel jets crews had extinguished the fire by 2.51am.

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