The Jury is expected to retire to consider their verdict in the trial of a restauranteur who denies running a brothel in Carlisle.
Azad Miah faces 18 charges, some involving girls as young as 12. The Indian take away in Carlisle where he is accused of running the brothel is under new management.
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The fire subsequently spread to the premises next door, resulting in over £300,000 worth of damage.
Emergency services and Cumbria County Council have been called to the incident.
Alan Wilson pleaded guilty to nine offences and was sentenced to a 225 hours Community Payback Order at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.