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Four fire engines called to three-storey building in town centre

PUBLISHED: 13:11 05 October 2017

Regent Street has been cordoned off. Picture: Emily Bell.

Regent Street has been cordoned off. Picture: Emily Bell.

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Firefighters blocked off part of the town centre today (Thursday) to deal with a fire at a chip shop.

Regent Street in Weston. Picture: Emily Bell. Regent Street in Weston. Picture: Emily Bell.

A number of fire engines were called to Regent Street shortly after 11am, and police closed the road.

A spokesman from Avon Fire and Rescue Service said four fire engines were sent to the fire in the three-storey building, all from Weston Fire Station.

This included one ladder appratus.

They added: “The fire was in a frying range, where they cook fish and chips.

Police and the fire service are on the scene. Picture: Emily Bell Police and the fire service are on the scene. Picture: Emily Bell

“We had two firefighters using breathing apparatus go in, they used co2 extinguishers to put out the fire.”

No-one was injured in the fire, and crews have now left the scene.

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