Major fire at The Palfrey in Derby closes Sadler Gate - updates

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Sadler Gate was cordoned off this morning following a serious fire in BlackSmiths Yard in the early hours of Sunday morning.

A major blaze took place at The Palfrey restaurant and it has suffered extensive damage.

Fire crews from all over the county were scrambled to The Palfrey pub, in Old Blacksmiths Yard, which is just off the popular Cathedral Quarter street just after 4am.

Derby Telegraph reporter Nigel Slater is at the scene. Follow our live updates as they emerge below.