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Wimbledon gates shut as police respond to security alert

Published 01/07/2015

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Wimbledon gates were temporarily shut by police as they responded to a reported fire on Court One.

Later reports say that the fire originated in a kitchen area and has since been brought under control.

The gates were temporarily shut but games continued on the outside courts.

Witnesses reported sounds of sirens at the scene but were not aware of any evacuation underway.

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