LiveStudent flats evacuated after fire breaks out in Bournemouth town centre

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Summary

  • Emergency services have been called to a fire at student flats in Bournemouth at St Peter's Gate.
  • Dorset Fire and Rescue said there are 11 fire engines, one high rise appliance and three specialist vehicles in attendance of the fire, which is on the top floor of the building.
  • The British Red Cross are also at the scene.
  • The fire is now out and firefighters are doing a sweep of the building to check for any hotspots.
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9:47am Fri 16 May 14

trolley says...

hilarious, how to pad out a story
there was a little fire, people were asked to leave, fire was extinguished.
that is it.
quiet news day?
hilarious, how to pad out a story there was a little fire, people were asked to leave, fire was extinguished. that is it. quiet news day? trolley
  • Score: -7

10:04am Fri 16 May 14

Buckulus says...

trolley wrote:
hilarious, how to pad out a story there was a little fire, people were asked to leave, fire was extinguished. that is it. quiet news day?
It was obviously a serious incident with so many fire crews attending. Why not wait until it has been confirmed that everybody is safe before leaving such ignorant comments.
[quote][p][bold]trolley[/bold] wrote: hilarious, how to pad out a story there was a little fire, people were asked to leave, fire was extinguished. that is it. quiet news day?[/p][/quote]It was obviously a serious incident with so many fire crews attending. Why not wait until it has been confirmed that everybody is safe before leaving such ignorant comments. Buckulus
  • Score: 13

10:22am Fri 16 May 14

Sir Beachy Head says...

Too many photos echo you're hogging my RAM.

Twitter and all it's self obsessed users and gossips are ruining the internet.
Too many photos echo you're hogging my RAM. Twitter and all it's self obsessed users and gossips are ruining the internet. Sir Beachy Head
  • Score: 3

10:27am Fri 16 May 14

Sir Beachy Head says...

The British Red Cross are also at the scene.

.......

Why, are they gding to start unloading sacks of rice for all the refugees in st Peters road ?
The British Red Cross are also at the scene. ....... Why, are they gding to start unloading sacks of rice for all the refugees in st Peters road ? Sir Beachy Head
  • Score: 4

11:06am Fri 16 May 14

Dorset Mitch says...

Sir Beachy Head wrote:
The British Red Cross are also at the scene. ....... Why, are they gding to start unloading sacks of rice for all the refugees in st Peters road ?
They have a motorhome where they support victims of fire. The provide shelter, assist with insurance, welfare and other support.
[quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: The British Red Cross are also at the scene. ....... Why, are they gding to start unloading sacks of rice for all the refugees in st Peters road ?[/p][/quote]They have a motorhome where they support victims of fire. The provide shelter, assist with insurance, welfare and other support. Dorset Mitch
  • Score: 9

11:32am Fri 16 May 14

Lord Spring says...

Sir Beachy Head wrote:
The British Red Cross are also at the scene.

.......

Why, are they gding to start unloading sacks of rice for all the refugees in st Peters road ?
You are awful as Dick Emery would say.
[quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: The British Red Cross are also at the scene. ....... Why, are they gding to start unloading sacks of rice for all the refugees in st Peters road ?[/p][/quote]You are awful as Dick Emery would say. Lord Spring
  • Score: 10

11:34am Fri 16 May 14

wool525 says...

OH WELL
OH WELL wool525
  • Score: 1

11:36am Fri 16 May 14

nickynoodah says...

beetrooty head has completely lost his marbles you know
beetrooty head has completely lost his marbles you know nickynoodah
  • Score: -10

12:00pm Fri 16 May 14

BarrHumbug says...

OK who put the toast on and went back to bed?......
OK who put the toast on and went back to bed?...... BarrHumbug
  • Score: 5

12:19pm Fri 16 May 14

Dave2207 says...

Lazy student life: so many in pyjamas - they should be studying and not lying in bed!
Lazy student life: so many in pyjamas - they should be studying and not lying in bed! Dave2207
  • Score: 0

3:01pm Fri 16 May 14

fuhamfc12 says...

Pretty much clueless most of them, no doubt still drunk from last night, thought they were cooking a kebab but instead lit a candle and went to sleep ooooppppssss
Pretty much clueless most of them, no doubt still drunk from last night, thought they were cooking a kebab but instead lit a candle and went to sleep ooooppppssss fuhamfc12
  • Score: 2

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