Dramatic first pictures emerge of fire at upmarket Sheffield restaurant

Fire at The Milestone - Credit: @CodaPlanning
Fire at The Milestone - Credit: @CodaPlanning

This is the first dramatic picture of a fire which has broken out at an upmarket Sheffield restaurant.

The blaze broke out at the The Milestone on Green Lane at around 3.30pm today with three fire engines responding to the incident.

Fire at The Milestone - Credit: @CodaPlanning

Fire at The Milestone - Credit: @CodaPlanning

Adam Murray, Director of Coda Planning on Green Lane tweeted a picture showing the dramatic fire in an upstairs room of the restaurant.

Mr Murray announced that they had been evacuated from the building and were closed for the rest of the day.

He tweeted: "Everyone fine here and @TheMilestone but the building is not looking good next door."

Witnesses reported seeing plumes of black smoke emerging from the building.

The Milestone has been approached for a comment.

More to follow.

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