Shop evacuated after light fitting blaze

A SUFFOLK shop has been evacuated after workers reported a light fitting caught fire.

Firefighters were called to the High Street in Newmarket shortly before 10.40am today.

A spokesperson for the fire service said that the smell of burning was reported on the ground floor of a shop.

Crews evacuated the property and investigated before finding a fire in a light fitting.

The electric supply has been isolated but the shop will remain closed until an electrician arrives.


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The small fire had been put out by 10.49pm.

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