EMERGENCY services have been at the scene of a fire in the centre of Hereford this afternoon.

Three crews from Hereford fire station battle a blaze in a takeaway in Union Street, off Commercial Road, at around 4pm.

A spokesperson for Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service said the fire, which is believed to have started in a deep fat fryer, has since been put out.

West Midlands Ambulance Service said no one was injured, with a spokesperson adding they were called at 4.14pm on Wednesday.

They said everyone had been accounted for.