Black smoke 'billowing' into the air as fire crews battle car fire at HMP Verne

Black smoke 'billowing' into the air as fire crews battle car fire at HMP Verne

Black smoke 'billowing' into the air as fire crews battle car fire at HMP Verne

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FIREFIGHTERS tackled a car fire in the par park at HMP Verne.

One eye witness said there were huge plumes of black smoke billowing into the air.

He said: “I could see black smoke, lots and lots of black smoke. It was going about 100 feet in to the air.”

A spokesman for Dorset Fire and Rescue service said fire crews attended the scene and the fire involved a vehicle in the car park and it was not a fire in the prison.

The cause of the fire is believed to have been an electrical fault.

 

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2:02pm Thu 3 Apr 14

RPDraff says...

I swear I seen lots of black smoke billowing into the air this morning but it sure wasn't in the direction of the prison at all! :/
I swear I seen lots of black smoke billowing into the air this morning but it sure wasn't in the direction of the prison at all! :/ RPDraff
  • Score: 5

2:05pm Thu 3 Apr 14

RPDraff says...

Perhaps another fire as I see this story has just been posted. My bad!
Perhaps another fire as I see this story has just been posted. My bad! RPDraff
  • Score: 4

2:39pm Thu 3 Apr 14

shy talk says...

Don’t leave your Jailhouse Rock Café hot chilli burger in the car!!!!!
Don’t leave your Jailhouse Rock Café hot chilli burger in the car!!!!! shy talk
  • Score: -1

5:46am Mon 28 Apr 14

iclosedtheverne says...

Straight to Hell for them All Now!
Straight to Hell for them All Now! iclosedtheverne
  • Score: 1

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