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Twelve people escape building after restaurant fire

More than 70 firefighters were called to the fire on the High Street in Ponders End, Enfield, north London around 1:30am on Wednesday.

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Firefighters turn midwife and help deliver baby

Two firefighters sent to help rescue twelve people from a burning building in Ponders End this morning suddenly found themselves taking on the role of midwife.

Ross McLaren and Richard Hall helped deliver a baby boy in the back of a car as more than 70 firefighters dealt with a blaze on the High Street.

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