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HOUSE FIRE: Nine fire engines attend ‘devastating’ incident near Berkhamsted

 Published on: 8th August 2020   |   By: Geraint Roberts   |   Category: Uncategorized

Multiple properties in Northchurch, near Berkhamsted, have been affected by a fire on Thursday (August 6) with at least nine fire engines fleeing to the area.

A 100m cordon was put in place as a precaution and people were asked to please avoid the area.

Dacorum Borough Council released a statement saying: “We are aware of a fire that has affected a number of properties in Berkhamsted this afternoon. 

“We have staff on the ground who are coordinating with blue-light and emergency services and are working with affected residents for temporary accommodation and support.”

A GoFundMe page was set up by Michael Lee for the families that have been affected by the fire and has already raise more than £3,000.

One donor commented, saying: “Can’t even begin to imagine. The whole community are here to help.”

Another read: “Absolutely devastating. Everyone in Northchurch wishes you well.”

To donate to the page, head to gofundme.com/f/fire-familes-northchuch.

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