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Fire At Albert's Shed In Castlefield

Deep fat fryer fire blow to Castlefield favourite

Written by . Published on July 17th 2014.

Fire At Albert's Shed In Castlefield


ALBERT'S SHED restaurant in Castlefield has been struck down by fire.

"We'll open again as soon as possible, the beer might be a touch warm, mind."

The fire started at the sister venue to Dukes92 at around 11am on Thursday 17 July, by midday it appeared that the fire service had the situation under control.

James Ramsbottom, proprietor of Albert's Shed and Dukes92, told Confidential that the fire had been caused by a deep fat fryer.

"The fire started with a deep fat fryer. Luckily nobody has been hurt during the incident, the building was evacuated very quickly.

(footage courtesy of Michelango Girardi)

"We're just waiting to see what the fire service have to say about the damage, obviously we're closed for the near future but we'll be back open as soon as we can.

"I'd like to thank the fire service for dealing with this as quickly as they have, it could have been much worse."

As Ramsbottom finished, in good 'ole British Bulldog spirit, one of the barmen chipped in: "We'll open again as soon as possible, the beer might be a touch warm, mind."

James RambottomJames Rambottom

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AnonymousJuly 17th 2014.

At least nobody was hurt. Perhaps it's God's way of telling Manchester he's angry at the sort of people that hang around the undercroft on the Rochdale Canal.

3 Responses: Reply To This...
AnonymousJuly 17th 2014.

Are you for real?

Eve RichardsJuly 17th 2014.

What a knob!!

AnonymousJuly 18th 2014.

I believe that's something that's often said down the undercroft, Eve.

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