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Fire at Andorra stadium ahead of England game

A serious fire has broken out pitchside at Andorra’s National Stadium a day before they take on England in a World Cup Qualifier.

The fire occurred during a live cross to Sky Sports News’ England reporter Rob Dorsett and quickly engulfed the broadcast gantry in between the two sets of benches.

Thick plumes of black smoke billowed from the fire and covered some of the apartments which are metres away from that side of the ground.

A fire crew arrived on site a handful of minutes later to put out the flames but not before damage was inevitably done to the metal structure.

England’s players had been training at the 3,300 capacity venue only three hours earlier, putting in the final preparation for Saturday night’s clash.

Sky Sports News has contacted FIFA and UEFA for comment and to ask if tomorrow’s World Cup Qualifier is in doubt.

More to follow….

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