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Firefighters tackle major blaze at Red Hot World Buffet in Northampton

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Fire crews are this morning investigating the cause of a blaze which destroyed a popular Northampton restaurant.

Last night, crews were called to the huge fire at the Red Hot World Buffet at Sixfields.

The restaurant was evacuated just before the fire took hold at about 11pm.

Six crews were called to the fire which has seriously damaged the restaurant.

Roads around the area are still closed this morning.

Northamptonshire Fire Service, writing on Twitter has said: “Several roads are closed and traffic is advised to avoid area if possible.

“The gas board is still working in the area. The fire service will be in attendance for several hours.”

A police spokesman said the cause of the fire was unknown at this stage.

Send your pictures and videos of the blaze to editor@northantsnews.co.uk or tweet us at @Chronandecho. Videos featured above were provided by Steve Gray, Maria King, Beth Hannelly, James Frisby and Ashley White. Main image from Anthony O’Rourke via Twitter @orourke_anthony

 

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