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Flat fire in Harrogate

Flat fire in Harrogate

Published by Lizzy McEllan at 6:06pm 18th June 2019. (Updated at 6:14pm 18th June 2019)

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue have attended a flat fire on Strawberry Dale.

  • The alarm was raised at around 4:30pm
  • The road has been closed - but is believed to be re-opening soon
  • Fire is now out

Firefighters were called to a fire in a flat on Strawberry Dale in Harrogate this afternooon (18 June) at around 4.30pm.

One eyewitness reported a strong smell of smoke in the area.

Another said:

"My dad lives in the flats opposite and saw it all.

"He said there was smoke and some small flames then someone opened the door and the flames went mad and blew a window out."

Fire crews, police and an ambulance attended the scene.

The road was closed.

More to follow.

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue attend flat fire in central Harrogate - courtesy of Sharon Canavar
Image courtesy of Sharon Canavar
North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue attend flat fire in central Harrogate - courtesy of Sharon Canavar
Image courtesy of Sharon Canavar
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