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Chesham Cottage Hospital fire treated as suspicious

A fire at the derelict Chesham Cottage Hospital in Buckinghamshire is being treated as suspicious.

More than 25 firefighters tackled the blaze at Hospital Hill in Chesham on Monday at about 1900 BST.

Crews from Chesham, Amersham, High Wycombe and Beaconsfield brought the fire under control at about 2130 BST.

Incident commander Danny Whitelock said: "We were faced with a fire on the first floor and in the roof of a two-storey building."

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