Road remains closed after fire in Northampton flat overnight

A road in Northampton remains closed this morning after a fire in a flat on Friday night.

Northamptonshire Fire tweeted they were called to a flat in Kingsley Park Terrace at about 10.30pm last night.

Fire crews at the scene of the fire this morning in Kingsley Park Terrace

Fire crews at the scene of the fire this morning in Kingsley Park Terrace

And this morning, the AA reported that the road was still closed.

A spokesman said: "Road closed due to building fire at a house on A5123 Kingsley Park Terrace both ways between A5095 Kingsley Road and Milton Street.

"The road was closed off late last night just before midnight following a house fire. The closure has been reduced, but police say the road is expected to remain shut well into the day (Saturday)."

There is no further information at this stage from Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue and Northamptonshire Police.

Fire crews at the scene of the fire this morning in Kingsley Park Terrace

Fire crews at the scene of the fire this morning in Kingsley Park Terrace

One witness said: “There was just so much smoke. They had six or seven fire engines out here.

"They were fighting it for about four hours straight.

“It was quite scary really. It’s amazing, it doesn’t look like it spread to the other shops or flats.”

Fire crews at the scene of the fire this morning in Kingsley Park Terrace

Fire crews at the scene of the fire this morning in Kingsley Park Terrace

Fire crews at the scene of the fire this morning in Kingsley Park Terrace

Fire crews at the scene of the fire this morning in Kingsley Park Terrace

Fire crews at the scene of the fire this morning in Kingsley Park Terrace

Fire crews at the scene of the fire this morning in Kingsley Park Terrace