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Fire at the Back of Bromley Empire hits elderly residents’ cinema session

PUBLISHED: 16:07 09 November 2016

Fire engines at Bromley Empire   Photo: Richard Comaish

Fire engines at Bromley Empire Photo: Richard Comaish

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Three fire engines were sent to tackle the blaze this morning

Elderly residents at a senior screen session of Hail, Caesar! at Bromley Empire Cinema had their viewing interrupted this morning due to a fire in an adjacent building.

London Fire Brigade was called at 9.04 to a derelict building at the back of the cinema on High Street.

Three fire engines and around 15 firefighters were dispatched to the scene and the incident was over by 14 minutes past 11.

The LFB said 20 per cent of the derelict building and part of its roof were damaged by the blaze.

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