VIDEO: Partial road closures in place after Promenade fire

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Firefighters equipped with breathing gear tackled a fire on Blackpool Promenade.

Four fire engines, two from Forest Gate, one from Bispham and one from South Shore, were called at 12.21pm to the entrance area to a number of buildings opposite Central Pier.

Fire services on Blackpool Prom

Fire services on Blackpool Prom

The fire has now been extinguished and police and fire crews remain at the scene. No injuries were reported.

A road closure is currently in place southbound on the Prom, with traffic being diverted onto Chapel Street and Foxhall Road. Bus services 1 and 11 travelling southbound have also been diverted.