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Belfast cafe and kebab shop demolished less than 12 hours after being gutted by large blaze

Demolition has commenced at the site of the shop fire on the Woodvale Road, Belfast.
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Demolition has commenced at the site of the shop fire on the Woodvale Road, Belfast. Press Eye
Demolition has commenced at the site of the shop fire on the Woodvale Road, Belfast. Press Eye
Demolition has commenced at the site of the shop fire on the Woodvale Road, Belfast. Press Eye

A kebab shop and a cafe have been demolished just hours being gutted in a large fire in north Belfast.

The blaze broke out at a shop on Woodvale Road on Thursday morning at around 5.30am.

Less than 12 hours after the blaze diggers were brought in to demolished two of the buildings. A barbers shop also damaged in the fire remains standing.

At the height of the fire, 40 firefighters and six fire appliances tackled the blaze.

A 27-year-old man arrested after the fire has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Firefighters deal with a blaze on the Woodvale road in Belfast on September 5th 2019 (Photo by PSNI north Belfast)
Firefighters deal with a blaze on the Woodvale road in Belfast on September 5th 2019 (Photo by PSNI north Belfast)
Firefighters deal with a blaze on the Woodvale road in Belfast on September 5th 2019 (Photo by Kevin Scott for Belfast Telegraph)
Firefighters deal with a blaze on the Woodvale road in Belfast on September 5th 2019 (Photo by Kevin Scott for Belfast Telegraph)
Firefighters deal with a blaze on the Woodvale road in Belfast on September 5th 2019 (Photo by Kevin Scott for Belfast Telegraph)
Firefighters deal with a blaze on the Woodvale road in Belfast on September 5th 2019 (Photo by Kevin Scott for Belfast Telegraph)
Firefighters deal with a blaze on the Woodvale road in Belfast on September 5th 2019 (Photo by Kevin Scott for Belfast Telegraph)
Firefighters deal with a blaze on the Woodvale road in Belfast on September 5th 2019 (Photo by Kevin Scott for Belfast Telegraph)
Firefighters deal with a blaze on the Woodvale road in Belfast on September 5th 2019 (Photo by Kevin Scott for Belfast Telegraph)

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