Forty firefighters tackle blaze at Northampton town centre apartment block

An investigation is underway after a fire at a block of flats in Northampton town centre late on Tuesday night.

Wednesday, 11th January 2017, 7:33 am
Updated Wednesday, 11th January 2017, 7:37 am
The image, taken by a member of the public, shows the fire at the Newlife building

Fire crews were called to the Newlife Building 2 at about 11.40pm, a spokesman for the fire service said.

“On arrival the fire service faced a developing fire originating from a flat on the fifth floor.

“All persons are reported as safe and well with no injuries reported,” he said.

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The image, taken by a member of the public, shows the fire at the Newlife building

“Forty firefighters from seven stations attended the incident with the fire confirmed as out at 00:45.

“Police and the fire service are now investigating the cause of the fire,” he added.

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The image, taken by a member of the public, shows the fire at the Newlife building