A Surrey Street shop has caught fire this afternoon.
Three fire engines and 15 firefighters were called to the area at 2.18pm today and are still dealing with the blaze an hour later.
“A shop and flats with a basement of four floors has caught fire,” an LFB spokesman said.
There is a fire on Surrey Street Market, Officers and LFB are in attendance, please avoid the area for the time being due to subsequent cordons and road closures
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“Ten per cent of the basement has been damaged.
Pictures from the scene appear to show smoke coming out of a fish shop.
At the moment there is no word on any injuries.
We will update this post when we have more information.