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  • Blue Diamond Cardiff hit by fire five years after burning to the ground

    A garden centre in Cardiff has caught on fire, two years after re-opening following a devastating blaze.
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    A fire destroyed Blue Diamond Garden centre on Newport Road, St Mellons in 2013.
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    Firefighters were able to contain the flames to stop them spreading but huge amounts of stock has succumbed to the flames.

    Blue Diamond Cardiff struck by a fire again

    In the early hours on Sunday August 26, staff at the garden centre found out a fire had broken out.
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    All franchise tenants at the centre including will remain closed until further notice.
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    Staff at the centre are having to work their contracted hours in other garden centres to earn their pay.
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    None of the franchises were available to comment.
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    A spokesperson for Blue Diamond group, said: “We are aware of a small bin fire on the outside of the premises. The cause of which is unknown.
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    “A small amount of damage had occurred to the side of the building.
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    “The fire was extinguished as our on-site video surveillance systems picked this up and alerted the emergency services.
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    “The police are investigating the incident.
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    ?One concession is affected and will close for a short while whilst we make necessary repairs.”
    A spokesperson for South Wales Fire, said: “We received a call at 5.49am to reports of a fire at a commercial business in Trowbridge.
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    “Crews from Roath and Duffryn went to contain the fire.
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    “The incident is now with the South Wales Police.”

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