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U.K. – Blenheim Palace roof damaged in fire

Firefighters have tackled a blaze in the roof of Blenheim Palace.

More than 40 firefighters were called to the 18th Century country house in Woodstock, near Oxford, which sustained minimal damage.

The fire is believed to have started after staff used a flamed torch to heat pipes frozen due to the winter weather, which set a bird’s nest alight.

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-12053769

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