Fire at Orpington Boots yesterday evening was a false alarm

The fire brigade was called to a fire at Boots, Orpington High Street, yesterday evening.

The fire brigade was called to a fire at Boots, Orpington High Street, yesterday evening.

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FIRE fighters were called to Boots in Orpington High Street yesterday evening (February 19), only to discover there was no fire.

The brigade was called at 7.15pm, and had left the scene by 7.45pm.

One in every three calls the London Fire Brigade receives is a false alarm.

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10:41am Thu 20 Feb 14

Gypo.Joe says...

Boots should do a stock check this morning then !
Boots should do a stock check this morning then ! Gypo.Joe
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11:25am Thu 20 Feb 14

cookster says...

You really don't like firemen do you? Did your mum run off with one?
You really don't like firemen do you? Did your mum run off with one? cookster
  • Score: 44

11:42am Thu 20 Feb 14

Gypo.Joe says...

Cookie boi I play rugby with a couple of fire fairies and they tell a few tales of the real goings on. I also have a beer in the club with this old former London Salvage Corps member and what he tells opens your eyes let me tell you. The good old days !! Say no more. 'Old William' aint so clean either.
Cookie boi I play rugby with a couple of fire fairies and they tell a few tales of the real goings on. I also have a beer in the club with this old former London Salvage Corps member and what he tells opens your eyes let me tell you. The good old days !! Say no more. 'Old William' aint so clean either. Gypo.Joe
  • Score: -34

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