Road closed after bedroom fire in Northampton house

Picture by Paul Lynch
Picture by Paul Lynch
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A bedroom fire at a flat in the centre in Northampton has closed two streets as emergency services deal with the incident.

The fire happened at about 1pm in a flat at the junction of Clare Street with Kettering Road. Police were originally tweeting that the incident was a “road traffic crash” but it has now been confirmed as a fire.

The road is expected to be closed for some time and police are advising people to avoid the area.