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Police, fire and ambulance mobilised for false arson alarm in Wokingham

Published: 4 Mar 2014 11:000 comments

Fire crews were called at around 8.45am to a suspected arson attack in Peach Street, which later turned out to be false alarm.

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All emergency services attended the address in Peach Street, Wokingham, this morning, but found no fire.

Station Manager Tregear Thomas, of Wokingham fire station, said: "We checked the building but there was no fire."

He added they then liaised with police, who confirmed it was a false alarm, but added that it was not a 'malicious' call, rather a 'miscommunication'.

Fire crews from Wokingham and Reading attended the scene, and spent around half an hour.

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