The dramatic photos which show the devastating Harrogate town centre fire in full

A tragic blaze swept through a Harrogate town centre store on Friday - as these dramatic photos show.


Yorkshire Post photographer James Hardisty caught these stunning shots of the fire as crews battled the blaze. Keep following for updates as we get them here.

More than five engines were called to the scene in North Yorkshire

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It's located on Station Parade in Harrogate North Yorkshire
Fire crews have been on scene for several hours
There was a risk it could have spread to adjoining buildings
The entire street has been cordoned off by fire crews
Crews have used the street behind the high street to get access
The entire town centre has come to a halt while firefighters deal with the blaze
Residents say they can smell it for miles - including trains taking smoke into their air-con systems
And residents have praised the brave fire crews
The fire was still blazing at lunchtime on Friday