Fire at Blackdown Hall, Leamington

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service is in attendance at Blackdown Hall in Sandy Lane, Leamington, dealing with a large incident at a former Edwardian residence now converted to numerous flats.

The fire was first reported at 1.43pm this afternoon, eight appliances are in attendance. The fire is thought to have started on the first floor and has spread through into the roof space.

The service is working with Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire Resilience who have set up a rest centre in a nearby school for any residents displaced by the fire.