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Road closed after KFC fat fryer fire.

A KFC restaurant had to be evacuated after a blaze started in the kitchen.

Two fire engines attended the incident on Mostyn Street in Llandudno at 1.05pm yesterday.

Police also cordoned off the road for around an hour while firefighters dealt with the incident.

A North Wales Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said: "We were called to a fire on Mostyn Street at 1.05pm.

"The fire was confined to a deep fat fryer. Crews used two sets of breathing apparatus, dry powder, CO2 and a hose reel jet.

"The fire was caused by a build-up of fat in the deep fat fryer. The damage was confined to the fryer and there was some smoke damage to the kitchen."

The fire was extinguished by 1.39pm with crews leaving the scene shortly afterwards.

It is understood that nobody was injured during the blaze.

The restaurant was re-opened with customers back in-store by 2.30pm.

The Daily Post approached KFC for a comment.

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Publication:Daily Post (Conwy, Wales)
Date:May 28, 2019
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