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Investigations underway into two fires at Whitby restaurant

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue say that separate investigations are underway into the cause of two fires at a famous restaurant in Whitby.

Crews were called to tackle the first fire on Sunday Credit: Ceri Oakes

Crews were called to tackle a fire in the roof space at The Magpie Cafe, Pier Road , at 10:15pm on Sunday.

Eight fire engines and an aerial ladder platform dealt with the incident.

Firefighters were called to the second fire at 3:28pm on Monday

Following this incident crews were called again to the fish and chip shop for another fire.

This time time six fire engines attended including a high reach aerial ladder platform and three officers.

No one was injured as a result of the fires.

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Fire investigation officers started separate investigations into the cause of the fires which will continue today.

At this time, the cause of both fires is still to be determined.

It is safe to say it has been a very difficult and long day for Team Magpie.

But we want to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you who has taken the time to send us your best wishes.

We must also say a special thank you for the support of the businesses and residents in Pier Road as well as Harry and Julie at Harrys Lounge Bar & Brasserie.

And of course we say a big thank you to all our staff.

Updates will follow over the coming days and weeks but in the meantime, thank you all once again.

– The Magpie Cafe

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