Fire crews called to electrical fire in Queen Street

Stephen Delahunty

Stephen Delahunty

Fire crews at the scene of electrical fire in Queen Street

Fire crews were called to tackle an electrical fire in Queen Street in Maidenhead this afternoon.

The Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service said crews from Windsor, Slough and Beaconsfield were called to the road at 2.41pm.

Smoke was seen coming out of a duct carrying electrical cables while firefighters worked to establish the source of the fire.

Police blocked off the road from its junction with Broadway.

UPDATE 5.47pm:

The fire service is yet to provide an update on the cause of the fire but the road has reopened.

UPDATE Tuesday, June 20, 10.10am:

A spokesman for the fire service said: "At 2:41pm on Monday, June 19, Thames Valley Fire Control Service received reports of an electrical fire on Queen Street in Maidenhead.

"Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service crews from Slough and Windsor were sent to the scene.

"Firefighters at the incident for about an hour and handed over to Southern Electricity Board for further investigations."


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