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Royston fire crews despatched to blaze next to station

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Fire crews have been despatched to put out a blaze 60m (200ft) from their own station.Two engines came out of their Royston base with blue lights flashing at about 18:00 BST.Firefighters then turned left and drove about 65 yards down Baldock Road before stopping to tackle the flames.A spokesman for Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service said the “small fire” had taken hold in the joist of a building.Asked whether it was the shortest distance a fire engine had ever been despatched to, he added: “Apart from any incident at a fire station then, potentially, yes it could be.”


Source: BBC Bucks