11 November 2020 12:52
Multiple fire crews are currently dealing with an ongoing fire in central Farnham. Surrey Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has confirmed that the fire is to the rear of Caffe Piccolo, West Street and is still ongoing. The first call was received at 5.18am on Wednesday (November 11) and eight fire crews are currently at the scene. Crews from Rushmoor, Fleet and Yateley are assisting with the fire. Fleet Fire Station tweeted at 7.22am: "This incident is now "make pumps 8" and an aerial ladder platform.
Fire affecting commercial premises on West Street Farnham, please avoid the area." SFRS and Surrey Police have been contacted for more information. Find out how you can get more news from SurreyLive straight to your inbox HERE. If you are in the area, and it is safe and legal to do so, please send any information, photographs or video to [email protected] and someone will get back to you. Fire breaks out at Farnham town centre restaurant People have been asked to avoid the area throughout the morning. Author: Josh Kerr Published 1 hour ago Last updated 25 minutes ago Firefighters have been battling a blaze at a restaurant in Farnham.
Crews were called to Caffé Piccolo in West Street early this morning (11 November) and were working to save the building. The blaze is now out, with damage reported to the ground floor, first floor and roof. A spokesperson for Surrey Fire and Rescue Service said: "We received a call this morning around 05.15am to a report of a fire at Caffé Piccolo, West Street, Farnham. "Five fire engines were sent in total, alongside an aerial ladder and multiple specialist vehicles. The first fire engine arrived at the scene around 05.25am. "A fire had damaged the ground floor, first floor and roof of the caffé. "The fire was tackled and crews began leaving the scene around 09.10am." The restaurant had been closed due to lockdown rules, but has still been offering a takeaway service.