Crews battle 'large-scale' fire in town centre

Firefighters have shut a number of roads in Northampton town centre as they battle a "large-scale" fire.

A 500m (1,640ft) cordon has been put in place while crews work to extinguish the flames in Bridge Street.

Road users have been warned to avoid the area while Angel Street, Derngate and Victoria Promenade are also closed.

Northamptonshire Police advised residents and businesses to keep their windows and doors shut due to a "large plume of smoke".

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