Staff fled from flames and hundreds of shoppers were turned away as a fire broke out at a popular shopping village preparing for the Easter rush.
Around 40 firefighters were called to the Bicester shopping village, in Oxfordshire, after a blaze broke out in an Italian restaurant.
Nearby residents saw plumes of smoke climb into the sky, as the designer outlet was shut down.
Asana Greenstreet reports:
Bicester Village reopened at 1300 this afternoon according to the shopping centre.
7 fire crews dealt with the blaze which started at 0840 this morning.
A number of shops remain closed.
A spokesperson from the fire brigade told ITV Meridian that the fire is at Carluccios restaurant in Bicester Village outlet. Crews were called at 08:40 this morning, seven fire appliances from Oxfordshire Fire & Rescue are tackling the blaze. Bicester Village is currently closed while the incident is dealt with. It's believed no-one has been hurt.