Fire at Sovereign Centre in Weston-super-Mare

Sovereign Centre, High Street, Weston-super-Mare

Crews were called to a fire in a fast food restaurant in the Sovereign Centre in Weston-super-Mare.

Firefighters in breathing apparatus used two high pressure hose reel jets with foam to tackle the fire.

The fire is believed to have started in a deep fat fryer but was contained within the fast food restaurant.

Crews used a ventilation fan to clear the heavy smoke caused by the fire.

The shopping centre was evacuated while crews dealt with the incident.

Four crews attended from Weston-super-Mare Fire Station.