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Family's heartbreak as sentimental items destroyed by fire

Possessions, including lots of sentimental items, have been destroyed in a fire which engulfed a storage warehouse at a business park in Bedford.

The fire at Twinwoods Business Park happened a few weeks ago, but it's now emerged that all of the sentimental items that were kept there by customers, have been destroyed by the fire.

The aftermath of the fire Credit: Beds Fire & Rescue

At its height, more than 60 firefighters tackled the blaze at Twinwoods Business Park in Milton Earnest on November the 1st.

It started at a polystyrene factory, and spread to three other buildings, including storing.com, a storage warehouse.

Family's heartbreak as sentimental items destroyed by fire Credit: Beds Fire & Rescue

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service don't believe it was started deliberately.

But for customers who used the storage facility , they're now coming to terms with the fact that their worldly possessions, many which are irreplaceable, are now gone forever.

  • Richard Parker from North Norfolk lost a lot of sentimental items in the fire

Customers received an email from storing.com

The Directors wish to express their deepest sympathy to our valued customers for their loss in the Twinwoods fire. Our staff are working tirelessly to liaise with all customers. We are working with our insurers to conduct a coordinated response that will provide a direct line and email contact for them. I would like to apologise on behalf of Storing.com, these circumstances were completely beyond our control, please bear with us."

– Storing.com email