Jersey residents evacuated from homes after fire breaks out in St Aubin's Village

  • Someone can be heard shouting for help as smoke billows above St Aubin's high street

Jersey residents have been evacuated from their homes after a fire broke out in St Aubin's Village.

A large amount of smoke was seen billowing from a fire in the loft of a residential building at the rear of Costa Coffee on Rue du Crocquet.

It is understood that the roof was being renovated.

The smoke can be seen billowing above St Aubin. Credit: Bam Perspectives

States of Jersey Police confirmed that emergency services are dealing with the incident after receiving reports of a fire at 2:45pm (Friday 2 June).

The flames have since been put out and the fire's cause is under investigation.

There are no reported injuries but some nearby roads remain closed due to debris.

As of 5:30pm on Friday, Monts Les Vaux is open but Rue du Crocquet is closed to pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

  • Emergency services including four fire engines rushed to the scene. Pictures courtesy of Michael Bowen

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