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Two hurt after scaffolding collapses in Reading


Two people have been injured as scaffolding collapsed in Reading. Firefighters are using thermal imaging equipment to search for anyone who may be trapped. Pictures posted online showed a section of scaffolding surrounding a large building had collapsed in Garrard Street, covering a section of road. Thames Valley Police advised people to avoid the area, with Garrard Street closed in both directions and congestion in Greyfriars Road.

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