Fire Crews have entinguished a small fire which broke out on the second floor of Newcastle City Centre's Co-Op building this lunchtime. Crews were called to the scene at 12.20. There's no reports of any injuries. Fire officers are now doing a sweep of the building to check there's nobody inside.
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