Mexborough, UK: Fire Burns Montagu Arcade and Shops on Bank Street (+Photos)

October 11, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

A fire in Mexborough in the United Kingdom damaged the Montagu Arcade and several other shops on Bank Street before being put out by firefighters.

A pub close to the shops was evacuated while firefighters from South Yorkshire and elsewhere put out the fire.

Crews were called to the blaze just after 2 p.m. local time on Friday, said the South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue.

The fire started in the roof space of two of the shops, both of which were empty

The fire was put under control around 4 p.m.

Officials are investigating the cause of the investigation. 

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