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Garage fire in St Helier

Two fire crews have put out a blaze at a private garage in St Helier.

It happened on La Pouquelaye.

Police remain with firefighters on the scene and part of the road remains closed.

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Man has 'lucky escape' from fire

Credit: Jersey Fire and Rescue

A man had a "lucky escape" after a large fire broke out in St Helier, firecrews have said.

Two fire engines were called out to a garage on La Pouquelaye this afternoon.

An electric hot lamp is believed to have caused the blaze. Work was being carried out on a vehicle inside the garage.

The fire has been put out, but crews say the damage has left the building in an unsafe condition.

They remain on the scene and the adjacent road is still closed.

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