Fire in Harrogate town centre - what emergency services believe to be the cause

Emergency services have confirmed what they believe to be the cause of a major fire in Harrogate town centre.

Monday, 24th June 2019, 9:43 am
Emergency services have confirmed what they believe to be the cause of a major fire in Harrogate town centre.

Speaking to the Harrogate Advertiser this morning, a spokesperson for North Yorkshire Fire and Service said their findings show the blaze on Station Parade was accidental, and they believe it may have been caused by an electrical fault - but their investigation to establish exactly what happened is still under way.

Fire crews were called to Deli Blanca at 9am on Friday, as flames ripped through the premises.

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Roads were closed, and there was widespread disruption as heroic firefighters worked to bring the fire under control.