Road closed in Northampton after fears restaurant canopy could fall to ground

Firefighters were called to Bridge Street in Northampton after a canopy became loose in the high winds
Firefighters were called to Bridge Street in Northampton after a canopy became loose in the high winds

A street in Northampton town centre was closed by firefighters after a canopy above a restaurant became loose in the high winds.

A fire crew was called out to Bridge Street shortly before 6pm after a member of the public reported the structure above the Taverna Romana had been dislodged by the strong winds.

The road was closed for 30 minutes while firefighter worked to remove the canopy.

The road was reopened at 6.30pm.