Fire breaks out above popular Aberdeen restaurant

Skene Street is closed off as firefighters tackle the blaze near the Nargile.

Fire breaks out above popular Aberdeen restaurant FB

A fire has broken out with smoke billowing from the roof of a well-known Aberdeen restaurant.

Skene Street was closed off as firefighters tackled the blaze near the Nargile after being called to the scene at 3.49pm on Tuesday.

It is reported that the fire is in the flat above the Turkish restaurant.

Police were called to assist the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service at the fire and road closures were put in place while emergency services responded to the blaze.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service confirmed it dispatched three pumps to tackle the blaze in the two-storey building.

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