Fleet services reopens after restaurant fire

04 January 2017 by
Fleet services reopens after restaurant fire

Fleet services on the M3 southbound carriageway has reopened following a devastating blaze last month.

The fire started in a restaurant at 22:30 on 14 December and was caused by a coffee machine, according to the BBC.

The rear of the building was destroyed. Operators Welcome Break are to open a temporary building in the truck park with facilities while work is carried out on the existing building.

A temporary Starbucks and Harry Ramsden's are expected to open this month.

Visitors are still able to access the northbound site via the bridge at the entrance of the building.

It is reported that 100 firefighters were sent to tackle the blaze.

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