Police and Fire service release joint statement regarding Exeter fire

(Last Updated On: October 29, 2016)

Latest: Gas mains ruptures in hotel. Fire still ablaze 24 hours later: https://wearesouthdevon.com/exeter-fire-gas-mains-rupture-as-crews-work-to-save-surrounding-buildings/

Emergency services remain on the scene of a huge blaze in Exeter city centre which started early this morning, 28th October.

Fire crews have been at the scene in Cathedral Green since around 5.30am after reports of a fire at ‘The Gallery’ building. The fire then spread to The Royal Clarence Hotel next door.

Photo: Devon and Cornwall Police

The hotel had fortunately been evacuated before the fire spread. There are no reports of any injuries.

Deputy Chief Constable Bill Skelly and Chief Fire Officer Lee Howell have issued a joint statement:

There are road closures in place. More here: https://wearesouthdevon.com/25249-2/

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