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Derby fire: buildings around Assembly Rooms evacuated

A major fire has broken out at the top of a multi-storey car park next to the Assembly Rooms in Derby.

Buildings near the blaze are being evacuated by police.

Around 50 firefighters are at the blaze by Assembly Rooms in Derby Credit: Makinder Chahal

Traffic in the city centre is being diverted, as around 50 firefighters are tackling the flames.

Assembly Rooms says some of its scheduled performances for tonight have been cancelled. Credit: Jamie Darcy

Assembly Rooms says some of its scheduled performances for tonight have been cancelled.

Tonight’s shows at the Assembly Rooms – Anton du Beke in the Great Hall and The Steve Tilston Trio in the Darwin have been cancelled and we are in the process of contacting customers. The Guildhall Show tonight is scheduled to go ahead as planned, but the Assembly Rooms car park is out of use.

– Assembly Rooms
Assembly Rooms says some of its scheduled performances for tonight have been cancelled. Credit: Jon Williams
Firefighters are tackling the blaze at Assembly Rooms Credit: ITV News Central

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