London Fire Brigade battle fiery blaze at Specialized UK headquarters

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The London Fire Brigade confirmed that it took four hours to control a fiery blaze at the Specialized UK headquarters at the weekend. The fire was reported at 6.38 p.m. on Saturday, February 6, and the crew declared it under control four hours later at 10:25 p.m. 

“Last night, we were notified that a fire had affected our UK headquarters in Chessington," Specialized UK head of marketing, Kirsty Woodcock, told Cycling Weekly. "Thankfully, no one was hurt, but sadly the fire has had a devastating effect to our offices. There will be some short-term changes to certain business operations, but our warehouse is located elsewhere and riders should not be concerned.”

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