Breaking News: Fire at Scarborough fish and chip shop

A fire has broken out in a fish and chip shop in Scarborough.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 2nd November 2018, 3:15 pm
Updated Friday, 2nd November 2018, 3:23 pm
A fire broke out on Hanover Road.
A fire broke out on Hanover Road.

Scarborough and Filey appliances are responding to the blaze which started at Hanover Road Fish and Chips earlier in the afternoon.

An eye-witness said windows were smashed and smoke was coming out. The inside looked blackened.

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The road is currently cordoned off at both ends by police. There are big tailbacks of traffic on Victoria Road and the surrounding area.

Breathing apparatus and hose-reels are in use by the fire service and an aerial platform is also in attendance.

The fire is said to be under control.