Firefighters battle 'significant' building blaze in Luton during Bank Holiday

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Firefighters battled a "significant" building fire in Luton during the Bank Holiday.

Crews descended on Park Street yesterday morning (May 27) and managed to contain the fire.

The public were asked to avoid the immediate area while the situation was ongoing.

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Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service stated: “Two crews from Luton along with crews from Stopsley, Bedford, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard, Potton and Biggleswade were called to a kitchen fire in a cafe in Park Street, Luton.

"Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used four hose reels, a covering jet and two hydrants to extinguish the fire.

"The cause of the fire was accidental.”

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