Fire at The Loft closes Broad Street

NewsA fire broke out tonight at The Loft tonight just after 8pm.

Neighbours raised the alarm and fire engines were soon on the scene – breaking in the through front door to bring the fire under control. The fire appears to have been in the rear of the shop near the office.


Smoke pours onto Broad Street which was closed whilst fire-fighters attended the scene, diverting traffic to nearby roads. Photo: Twitter user 3rde


Broad Street cordoned off after the fire is extinguished. Photo: Brian Holder (Teddington Society)

[Update] More details from Richmond & Twickenham Times – the fire was in the store room and destroyed some Christmas stock.

Despite initial concerns, the fire damage is limited and the shop re-opened on Saturday 22nd October.

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  • 18th October 2011 at 20:41
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    Just finished a yoga class at fitness first, which started at 7.45 and during the class we wondered where the burning smell was coming from! Remarkably though we were not evacuated…

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