Sheffield city centre restaurant evacuated after bin store fire

A Sheffield city centre restaurant had to be evacuated this evening after bin store was set alight.

Thursday, 18th April 2019, 11:23 pm
Updated Friday, 19th April 2019, 12:23 pm

Firefighters were called out to Kommune in Castle Market at 10pm tonight to reports of a blaze.

The building was fully evacuated but the fire was later found to be located in a bin store off King Street.

The blaze is believed to have been deliberately started near an extractor system which then brought smoke into the building.

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The fire was located in a bin store off King Street (photo: Sarah Marshall).

The fire service sent two appliances who were able to get the fire under control quickly and then ventilated the building.