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Firefighters deal with blaze at Belfast city centre bar

Firefighters at the scene on Castle Street near Hercules Bar. Credit: David Harrison.
Firefighters at the scene on Castle Street near Hercules Bar. Credit: David Harrison.

Firefighters have been called to a blaze at the Hercules Bar in Belfast city centre.

The Northern Ireland Fire Service was called to the premises on Castle Street at around 4pm.

Two appliances were sent from Central Fire Station.

One eyewitness told the Belfast Telegraph he understood the blaze began in the kitchen of the bar.

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Firefighters at the scene on Castle Street near Hercules Bar. Credit: David Harrison.

A NIFRS spokesperson said: "Firefighters were called to an incident involving a small fire on the 3rd floor of a commercial premises.

"Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire, there are no reports of any casualties.

"The cause of the fire was determined as accidental."

Firefighters left the scene of the fire at 4.33pm.

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