Street cordoned off in Northampton town centre while fire fighters enter building

Fire fighters attend the scene in Fish Street.
Fire fighters attend the scene in Fish Street.
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A street in Northampton town centre has been cordoned off after reports of smoke coming from a vacant building.

Shoppers were shocked to see two fire engines roll down the high street in Northampton this afternoon when smoke was spotted coming from a vacant shop unit next to the Subway outlet in Fish Street.

Fire fighters attend the scene in Fish Street.

Fire fighters attend the scene in Fish Street.

Currently the short stretch is cordoned off while around six firefighters deal with the incident.

However a spokeswoman for Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue said the incident is not thought to be serious and is likely to have been caused by cigarette smoke.

Fire fighters attend the scene in Fish Street.

Fire fighters attend the scene in Fish Street.