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Derelict stables destroyed in Slade Green fire

PUBLISHED: 12:38 02 October 2017 | UPDATED: 12:38 02 October 2017

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The fire broke out on Saturday evening

Police are investigating the circumstances around a fire which burnt down an abandoned stables over the weekend.

Dozens of firefighters were called to the blaze in Moat Lane, in Slade Green at around 6.40pm on Saturday evening.

Crews spent five hours battling the flames, by which time the stables and surrounding outbuildings had been destroyed, according to London Fire Brigade.

A spokesperson from LFB said: “The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Brigade and Metropolitan Police Service.”

Met Police confirmed officers have not found any link to a blaze which destroyed 80 per cent of the stables in February this year.

No injuries were reported in Saturday’s blaze, or the fire in February.

Crews from Bexley, Plumstead, Sidcup, Eltham and Bromley fire stations attended the scene.

Enquiries are ongoing and no arrests have been made.

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