The Magpie Cafe on fire for the second time in 24 hours

The Magpie cafe in Whitby is on fire for the second time in less 24 hours. Hours after announcing they had re-opened a second blaze broke out within the Cafe.

Flames could be seen coming out of the roof of the Magpie as thousands enjoyed the sun and waited in line to be served Fish and Chips.

The legendary restaurant and takeaway had only been reopened hours. Thanking customers for their support.

North Yorkshire Fire Service confirmed they were dealing with a large fire on Pier Road, And was sending further crews to support with the fire from Robin Hoods Bay, Danby & Scarborough.

before smoke began coming from the upper floors at around 3.30pm. At the time of the fire there were thousands of people within the area who had to be quickly evacuated to make way for the fire service to access the location.

The area is expected to be closed to members of the public for a number of hours.