Crews called to Blackbrook rugby club fire

Crews were called in the early hours

Crews were called in the early hours

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FIREFIGHTERS were called to a blaze at an amateur rugby club’s home in the early hours of this morning (Sunday, August 31).

Crews from St Helens and Whiston Fire Stations attended Blackbrook Amateur Rugby League Rugby Club on Boardmans Lane, Blackbrook shortly after 1.30am.

The exact location of the fire and the cause are unclear at this stage. However, it is believed that a shelter nearby the clubhouse suffered serious damage and that the club itself suffered minor damage from the heat of the fire.

In a statement Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service said: “On arrival fire crews used a main branch to deal with a fire.

“The exterior of the club house sustained minor damage caused by the heat from the fire. Investigations into the cause of the fire are ongoing.”

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4:48pm Sun 31 Aug 14

mikeashworth says...

further photos of the fire damaged building can be viewed here

https://twitter.com/
StHelensHour/status/
506014817791258624
further photos of the fire damaged building can be viewed here https://twitter.com/ StHelensHour/status/ 506014817791258624 mikeashworth
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