A fire broke our in an Industrial Unit on Manse Lane in Knaresborough at around 13:15 today (14th January 2013)
Initial fire crews arrived and requested further appliances attend, with a total 6 attending from Ripon, Harrogate, Knaresborough and Boroughbridge.
The fire was in the Craven and Co. unit and involved an industrial machine. Smoke was seen emerging from many parts of the building and as a precautionary measure the office building adjacent was also evacuated.
Fire crews wearing breathing apparatus and hose reels quickly brought the fire under control and then vented the building.