About 16 hearth crews responded to a hearth on the historic Chester Playhouse on Friday within the late afternoon.
Deputy-chief Cody Stevens from the Chester Hearth Division mentioned they’d “heavy hearth situations” however luckily, nobody was injured.
“Everyone seems to be out and secure and accounted for,” he mentioned.
Stevens additionally reported that the companies subsequent to the theatre and behind it needed to be evacuated on account of concern of the fireplace spreading.
About 20 staff and half a dozen residents had been affected. Stevens mentioned they are going to be allowed again into the buildings later within the day.
The reason for the fireplace remains to be unknown.
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