Fire at building construction site in Leamington

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Firefighters tackled a fire at a building construction site in Leamington last night (Sunday).

Two 999 calls were made at about 6.40pm reporting smoke coming from a building in Wood Street.

A spokersperon for the Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “The incident involved a building under construction consisting of three floors measuring 25 by 25 metres in size. The fire was located in the underground car park. Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel to extinguish the fire.”