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Basildon: Hundreds Evacuated In Club Fire
Hundreds of clubbers have been evacuated from a Basildon nigthclub after a fire broke out.
Around 30 fire-fighters were called to Liquid and Envy at Festival Leisure Park, in the early hours of this morning, after a fire broke out in the ceiling of a first floor stage area.
A man suffered burns to his lower arms and was treated at the scene and a woman suffered the affects of smoke inhilation.
Divisional Officer Stuart McMillian, incident commander, said: "Some 1,100 people were being evacuated from the building as crews arrived at the scene and fortunately there were no major injuries.
"The fire has damaged the staging area and some of the internal furnishings in one area of the nightclub."
A joint investigation between the Essex Fire and Rescue Service and Essex Police will now be launched into what caused the fire.
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