Firefighters tackle fire at Rugby restaurant

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Two fire engines have been sent to a fire at a restaurant in Rugby tonight (Saturday).

Firefighters have not named which restaurant it is, only saying that it is a “public house and restaurant on Leicester Road”.

A member of staff called the fire service saying that there was a fire in the kitchen.

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “The call was received at 19.13 hours this evening, Saturday 14th.

“The fire crews are currently tackling the blaze wearing breathing apparatus and using a hose reel, covering jet and a CO2 extinguisher. The fire is confined to the kitchen area and the premise had been evacuated prior to the arrival of the fire service.”