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  • "This is just absolutely awful it really is....how can anyone be so cruel by setting fire to this much loved Busy Bee's pre school.....we as a community have already put up donation pages to help the recovery effort from this devastating fire.....this is shocking beyond belief it really is :("
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Fire at Busy Bees Pre-School in Laindon

Fire at Busy Bees Pre-School in Laindon

Firefighters battle to save pre-school

Firefighters battle to save pre-school

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FIREFIGHTERS battled to save a pre-school engulfed in flames.

Crews were called to Busy Bees Pre-School, in Laindon Link, Laindon, this afternoon after smoke was spotted by residents.

The roof was almost fully alight and crews worked for more than three hours to get the blaze under control.

The building, and those nearby, were evacuated as firefighters across Essex worked to put out the flames.

Residents watched on from a safe distance.

By 6pm one crew remained at the scene to dampen down any hotspots.

It is not known what cause the flames.

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