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City of London office block fire is tackled

More than 70 firefighters were involved in tackling a fire at an office block in the City of London.

London Fire Brigade was alerted to the blaze on Mark Lane at about 17:49 BST on Saturday following reports of smoke coming from the empty building.

The fire was brought under control just over two hours later and salvage work to recover some of the property inside was carried out.

The cause of the fire is being investigated. No-one was injured.

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