A fire in a garage in St Helier is 'under control'

Fire in Elizabeth Lane, St Helier
Image caption Thick black plumes of smoke could be seen over the skies of St Helier, Jersey.

A fire in a garage in the Cheapside area of St Helier has been brought under control.

Thick black smoke could be seen coming from Elizabeth Lane, a small road that runs off Cheapside.

Jersey Fire and Rescue Service arrived at around 1245 GMT sending three engines to the scene.

It is thought the blaze started in a collection of garages. An investigation is due to take place to determine the cause of the fire.

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