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Moka restaurant fire in Fishergate sees firefighters tackle blaze

Posted on - 4th June, 2019 - 10:08pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston City Centre, Preston News
Firefighters in Fishergate during Tuesday evening Pic: Colin Sinnott/Blog Preston
Firefighters in Fishergate during Tuesday evening Pic: Colin Sinnott/Blog Preston

A Preston city centre restaurant is on fire.

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Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service have six crews at the scene in Fishergate.

Moka restaurant, and the premises above it, have smoke billowing from them.

A spokesman for the fire service confirmed they were in attendance and were called at 9.30pm on Tuesday (4 June).

Footage sent to Blog Preston showed smoke coming from the upper floors.

The restaurant and nearby buildings have been evacuated.

Fishergate is closed to traffic.

The fire service confirmed around 10.45pm the fire is under control and no one was injured in the blaze.

An aerial platform was also used alongside the fire engines to bring the fire under control.

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