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Crews Tackle Large Fire Near St Brelade's Church

Picture Credit: Melanie Dowinton

Fire crews have put out a large blaze near St Brelade's Church.

The fire was highly visible from around 8:30pm on Friday (3 September)

It had broken out in a storage area near the church.

Vehicles and trees had caught light, with flames covering an area of  approximately 10m x 20m.

17 firefighters attended the scene, in three engines and a specialist water carrier.

It is not yet known how it started.  The cause is being investigated.

"A number of stored products from businesses who occupy the site were on fire following its spread. We are currently investigating the cause.

Pleased to report that no one was injured and the fire was quickly under control once we arrived on scene. Special thanks to our emergency service colleagues on standby/ for assisting with this incident, States of Jersey Police States of Jersey Ambulance Service demonstrating some fantastic inter-agency working." - JFRS 

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