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In pictures: Pinewood fire

Pinewood fire

The James Bond stage at Pinewood Studios in Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire was destroyed by fire at the weekend.

Pinewood fire

At least eight fire engines tackled the blaze. No filming was taking place at the time of the incident.

Pinewood fire

The famous soundstage, named after Bond producer Albert R Broccoli, had previously been destroyed by fire in 1984.

Pinewood fire

The stage had been housing a replica Venice set built for the latest Bond film, Casino Royale.

Pinewood fire (photo by Paula Hill)

Paula Hill from Uxbridge sent in this photo of the billowing smoke, taken at 1230 BST on Sunday.

Pinewood fire

Black plumes engulfed the surrounding area as firemen battled to control the blaze.

Pinewood fire (photo by Kevin Griggs)

Reader Kevin Griggs took this dramatic picture from the rear of his garden.

Pinewood fire (photo by Ian Strickland)

Reader Ian Strickland took this shot on Sunday morning from the Packet Boat Marina on the Grand Union Canal.

Pinewood Studios (photo by Paul Bryant)

Another reader sent in this photo of what the inside of the massive soundstage looked like before the fire.

Pinewood fire

The original stage was first created in the late 1970s for the filming of The Spy Who Loved Me.

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