Update: Fire in Lancaster city centre

Fire in Market Street, Lancaster.
Fire in Market Street, Lancaster.
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A fire broke out on the roof of a Lancaster city centre restaurant.

The small blaze started in an extraction unit building on the roof of Bar 1725 on Market Street on Thursday afternoon.

The scene as a fire engine arrives at Bar 1725 in Market Street on Thursday afternoon.

The scene as a fire engine arrives at Bar 1725 in Market Street on Thursday afternoon.

Three fire engines raced to the three storey building at around 2.25pm and a crowd gathered to watch as the crew used ladders due to difficulty accessing the fire.

Once access was gained, the fire was extinguished in around 30 minutes.

An investigation is under way into the cause.

A crowd gathers to watch as fire officers tackle the small blaze.

A crowd gathers to watch as fire officers tackle the small blaze.