Smoke seen issuing between ground and first floor of building
Flats above evacuated before arrival of fire crews.
Smoke issuing from behind takeaway sign and crews removing suspended ceiling to investigate origin of smoke.
Fire located in ducting and extinguished using a water hose reel. water, gas and electric supplies all isolated.
Crews removing signage from shop, checking for hot spots and checking adjacent properties for smoke spread.
Positive pressure ventilation fan used to clear smoke.
Thermal Image Camera used to check for hot spots.
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