Crews tackle Kingsley Park flat fire in Northampton

image source, EMAS
image captionKingsley Park Terrace in Northampton remains closed following the fire on Friday night

A number of people were evacuated from their homes overnight because of a fire above a convenience store.

Six crews attended the flat fire in Kingsley Park Terrace, Northampton above Krates Local store at about 22:30 GMT on Friday.

Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service said no-one was injured and the fire had been extinguished.

An investigation has begun and a police cordon remains in place while recovery work continues.

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image source, Richard Edmondson
image captionPolice are warning people to avoid the area as a cordon remains in place

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