Fire crews called to Riviera Centre fire

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Fire crews were called to the Riviera Centre in Torquay  after reports of a fire on the roof.

Two fire appliances from Torquay, one fire appliance from Paignton, the Ariel Platform from Danes Castle and the Ariel Platform from Crownhill were initially mobilised to the incident, this was then increased to a total of 9 appliances including the incident command unit from Totnes.

This was a fire on the first floor kitchen, crews used four breathing appartus, two hose reel jets, one attack jet, one safety jet which brought the fire under control.

All appliances had left the scene by 8.30am.

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The Fire service at the scene this morning

The fire is now being investigated.

The Riviera centre is currently closed. Staff have advised to call back later to find out updated details on opening times.

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