Huge plumes of smoke in Northampton after fire breaks out in town centre

Flames ravaged the building at the top of Abington Street.
Flames ravaged the building at the top of Abington Street.

A road has been closed in Northampton after a fire has broken out opposite BBC Radio Northampton.

Abington Square has been closed both ways and a backlog of traffic is building in York Road due to a building fire.

Emergency services are on the scene at the fire opposite BBC Radio Northampton.

FIRE UPDATE: Firefighters will be working in Abington Street throughout the night

Fire crews and police are dealing with the incident in the town centre.

Fire crews and police are dealing with the incident in the town centre.

The building has been left without a roof.

The building has been left without a roof.

York Road.

York Road.

York Road.

York Road.