Fire tackled in former Paignton restaurant
- 1 May 2012
- From the section Devon
Emergency crews have been called to a fire at a former restaurant in south Devon.
Firefighters were called to the property in Torbay Road, Paignton - described as unused by Devon and Somerset Fire Service - at about 16:30 BST.
The ground floor of the building was well alight when they arrived.
A number of people were evacuated from flats above the restaurant, and there were no reports of any injuries.
Three appliances - two from Torquay and one from Paignton - and an aerial ladder were dispatched to the scene, the fire service said.