Northampton

Crews tackle Kingsley Park flat fire in Northampton

Fire in Kingsley Park Terrace Image copyright EMAS
Image caption Kingsley 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.

Image copyright EMAS
Image copyright Richard Edmondson
Image caption Police are warning people to avoid the area as a cordon remains in place

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