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Dozen Fire Truck Attends Fire at Pinewood Studios

Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed dozens of fire engines attended Pinewood Studios after the blaze broke out on set.

ction-adventure Snow White And The Huntsman is said to be currently filming on set.

The studio, in Iver Heath, has become the UK’s answer to Hollywood by producing some of the biggest film franchises in cinematic history.

The movies about Superman, Harry Potter and James Bond are among the blockbusters that have been filmed there.

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The Prince of Wales with actor Daniel Craig during a visit to the set of the 25th James Bond film at Pinewood Studios (Chris Jackson/PA)

On Tuesday, Buckinghamshire fire and rescue service confirmed 12 fire engines and fire crews from across Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and west London had attended the famous set.

In a statement, they said: “Firefighters are using four sets of breathing apparatus, one hose reel and one hose reel jet.

“Thames Valley Police and South Central Ambulance Service are on hand, supporting the multi-agency response to the incident.

“In attendance were five officers and a control unit from Maidenhead.”

Pinewood is where cameras began filming 007’s first mission in 1962, and it went on to provide the setting for many of the agent’s prison escapes.

The venue has more than a dozen main stages, including the 007 stage, which had to be rebuilt after burning down in 1984.

Among the outstanding actors who must pass when entering the famous Pinewood Studios are Laurence Olivier, Marilyn Monroe and Dick van Dyke.

Pinewood Studios has been contacted for comment.

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