Fire hits Brackley’s Market Place

FIRE crews from Brackley, Towcester and other nearby towns were called to a fire above an empty shop in Brackley’s Market Place on Saturday morning.

The fire in the three-storey end-of-terrace building at 50 Market Place was reported shortly after 5am. Crews found a fire in the second-floor roof space which had spread to an adjacent building at the rear.

Specialist vehicles including a turntable ladder were also called to the scene.

A spokesman for Northants Fire and Rescue Service said an investigation into the cause of the fire was underway.