Fire At The Ivy In Manchester City Centre

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Fire At The Ivy In Manchester City Centre

Fire crews were called to The Ivy In Hardman Square in Spinnigfields shortly before 5pm today.

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS ) said The fire was located on the top storey of the restaurant.

Four fire engines from Manchester Central, Salford and Stretford and the aerial appliance from Stretford attended the fire. The spokesman said the fire was extinguished shortly after 6pm and that crews will remain at the scene this evening to dampen down.

Transport for Greater Manchester said Byrom Street and Hardman Street in the City Centre have been closed due to the fire.

The Ivy Spinningfields opened in Manchester back in November, promising Mancunians a totally new dining experience set across four floors, It was the largest restaurant to open in the UK last year, with space for approximately 535 covers.

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